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Federica Fragapane

Information Designer Freelance

I tutor: Covering issues


Federica Fragapane is a freelance Information Designer. Born in 1988, she studied at Politecnico di Milano, where she specialized in Information Design during her studies at Density Design Lab. She graduated with a Master of Science in Communication Design and her M.Sc. thesis was selected and published on ADI Design Index 2015 – Targa Giovani. Among her projects, she designed data visualizations for the United Nations, Wired, Scientific American, BBC Science Focus, Penguin Random House and Corriere della Sera – La Lettura, working on the analysis and visualization of cultural, environmental and social topics. She is co-author of the infographics children’s book “Planet Earth” and author of “The Stories Behind a Line” a visual narrative of six asylum seekers’ journeys. Her works have been awarded with the gold medal at the Core77 Design Awards 2018 in New York, the silver medal at European Design Awards 2017 and Core77 Design Awards 2017 and with Honorable Mention at Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014 and 2017. Many of her projects have an experimental approach and she is interested in exploring the relationship between data visualization and people.

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Covering issues
Environmental data journalism

Despite the volume of data available, reporting on the environment can be complex and challenging. To help, we asked for your advice and collated these into a roundup of five must-read tips.