Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Michelle Lee

Visually Marketplace Designer Spotlight: Michelle Lee

Visually’s Marketplace connects thousands of designers with clients seeking to commission infographics and data visualizations. Every week, we feature a member of our designer community here, on the blog. If you are interested in participating, please contact us at blog[at]visual.ly.

Name: Michelle Lee
Age: 27
On Visually: Michee
In Design: 8 years
 
 
 

1. Tell us a bit about yourself: how did you get into design, and how long have you been doing it?
Like many designers, my interest in design sprouted from an artsy fartsy background with an original appreciation for the Visual Arts. I was always the girl with a pencil behind her ear, paint covered jeans/runners and went through sketchbooks like no tomorrow. But to me, being an “artist” was more than just doodling from dusk until dawn – it was about the skill, the craft in itself... keep reading

Freedom Fonts: ZXX protests the NSA

Ahead of our nation celebrating the Fourth of July and our independence from Great Britain, designer Sang Mun released a typeface that questions our independence from our own government. Mun, who worked as special intelligence personnel for the NSA, created ZXX, a series of visually encrypted fonts that can’t be read by optical character... keep reading

Four Fireworks Infographics for the Fourth of July

Every year, people across the U.S. ring in the anniversary of America’s independence with music, cookouts and fantastic pyrotechnic displays. Fireworks have been a central part of the Fourth of July since they were first authorized by Congress for celebrations on July 4, 1777. That first fireworks show consisted of 13 rockets, one for... keep reading