Manuel Lima studies how information can be organized — into elegant and beautiful diagrams that illustrate the many unexpected twists of data. His website, Visual Complexity, and many books are essential reference points for data visualizers worldwide.

With over 10 years of experience designing digital products, Manuel has worked for Microsoft, Nokia, R/GA, and Kontrapunkt. He holds a BFA in Industrial Design and a MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons School of Design, New York.

Manuel's newest title, Book of Circles, comes out in May. Check out a preview over at Print Magazine.