I reviewed the book Pheromone: The Insect Artwork of Christopher Marley for Science Book a Day. It takes a topic many people are uncomfortable with, and uses art to show another perspective. It also demonstrates design principles, like how to arrange clashing eclectic colours in ways that don’t hurt your brain. You can read my review here.
Unless you’ve been reading the internet with your eyes closed, you’ve probably noticed that pictures are all the rage nowadays. But aside from using the power of pretty as extra bait for clicks, why else should communicators jump on the picture bandwagon? Where does the thinky come in?