Announcing the judges of our annual awards…

We’re running the first global awards celebrating infographics, data visualisation and information art with over $30,000 in prizes. This is our esteemed panel of judges.

Entries are now closed. Find out more details about the awards.



Brian Eno
I’m not sure we need to introduce this judge. But we are amazingly honoured and excited to have Brian join the panel and lend his creative and artistic eye to the finalists.


Paola Antonelli – Senior Curator, Museum of Modern Art
Paola celebrates design’s presence in every part of life with famously thoughtful and inspiring exhibitions like Design & The Elastic Mind and Talk To Me


Simon Rogers – Editor The Guardian datablog
Curator of the vast Datastore and news editor on the Guardian, working with the graphics team to interpret and visualize huge datasets such as the Wikileaks war logs.


Maria Popova – Cultural curator, writer and master blogger
Via her blogs BrainPickings.org and Exp.lore.com, Maria champions art, design, tech, science, philosophy and the mind-expanding space where they all overlap.


Aziz Cami – Creative Director Kantar & The Partners
Founding partner of The Partners and the youngest ever president of D&AD, Aziz is a leading design-industry figure with more than 30 years of experience in corporate design & branding.


David McCandless – Author, data journalist & information designer
Creator of the popular blog and best-selling book Information is Beautiful. Passionate champion of the use of infographics and data viz to explore new directions for journalism and design


You – The Community
Yes you! We’ll be inviting you and the online infoviz community at large to become a single ‘meta-judge’ on our panel.