New Book: ‘Herbert Bayer’s World Geo-Graphic Atlas and Information Design at Midcentury’

A new book by Benjamin Benus.

From the publisher: ‘Between 1947 and 1953, the Austrian-born, Bauhaus-trained artist Herbert Bayer (1900–1985) oversaw the design and production of the World Geo-Graphic Atlas, a landmark work of graphic design and data visualization. Benjamin Benus tells the story behind this work’s creation. Benus’s account reconstructs the working methods and intellectual exchanges through which Bayer and his circle of scientific collaborators realized this remarkable work.

Author: Benjamin Benus

A review by Steven Heller in The Daily Heller (July 31, 2023)

Published by: Rochester Institute of Technology, RIT Press.