We return to Venezuela to bring you the work of one of the earliest friends of Visual Loop in that region of the world: Nicolas Ramallo, who has been working at the El Universal newspaper since 1997. He was one of the first ones to mention Visual Loop, back in 2010, and we’ve been in touch since then.
Nicolas graduated in Illustration from the Instituto de Diseño de Caracas, and in 1997 started his career in infographic design working at the graphics department of Venezuela’s leading daily newspaper, El Universal. In addition to his job, he also works as a freelancer – actually, many of the works presented here are from Río Verde magazine, an environmental publication dedicated to cover issues like biodiversity and exploitation of natural resources.
Recently, he received an invitation from the great Chilean infographic designer Jorge Cortés – who we’ll try to feature here in the future – to join a collective of visualization professionals that will be known as “Look It”. More details on this soon.
His work was recognized several times, including three Malofiej bronze medals in 2004, 2006 and 2007 for works published in the newspapers’s website. We close the series of works by Nicolas Ramallo with those three interactive visualizations.
Pre-Hispanic artifacts in Los Roque | Río Verde
Coral snakes | Río Verde
Capybara | Río Verde
Giants of the Urumaco | Río Verde
Anaconda | Río Verde
Miguel Cabrera | El Universal
Dolphins | Río Verde
Carnivorous plants | Río Verde
Sharks | Río Verde
Venezuelan players in US. major sports | El Universal
The Christmas Flower (Malofiej 2004) | El Universal
Serie del Caribe 2005 (Malofiej 2006) | El Universal
World Cup 2006 in Germany (Malofiej 2007) | El Universal
You can follow Nicolas’ updates on Instagram and Twitter under the handle @nicografico, and of course, visit his blog ‘Haga clic para continuar’ for more of his work. We’ll be back next week with another inspiring portfolio.