Information Design Lecture with Marcelo Duhalde: From graphic design to visual journalism

In this lecture, Marcelo Duhalde will talk about the transformation from being an editorial designer to a visual journalist and storyteller. The long path consists of the adaptation of individual interests and skills to cover diverse fields of information in order to publish informative, functional and attractive pieces for the audience.

This lecture is part of the Information Design Lecture Series.


Marcelo Duhalde, Associate Creative Director of South China Morning Post, Infographic Designer, Researcher and Illustrator

Marcelo Duhalde, current Associate Creative Director of South China Morning Post, is a Chilean infographic designer, researcher and Illustrator with a long and diverse experience in visual journalism. He joined The Post in 2016, having worked previously as the deputy infographic editor at the Times of Oman and Al Shabiba Newspapers between 2010 and 2015 in the Sultanate of Oman. He started his career as an infographic designer in the main Chilean newsrooms in 1996.

Along his path, he has won more than 100 Society for News Design awards, 25 Malofiej medals (Spanish infographic summit), one Peter Sullivan's best of show's Infographic (2015), and four gold medals at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers awards.

His work has been published in several books, magazines, and infographic and data visualization websites in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

He has been an Information Design and UX/UI lecturer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Hong Kong Design Institute.

Duhalde is continuously delivering infographic presentations and integrating panels of judges in information design events worldwide.

  • All PolyU students and staff are welcome.
  • This online lecture, hosted on Zoom Meeting, allows only authenticated users (i.e. Zoom logged-in users). 
  • Event registration is required. Please complete this form no later than 8 Nov (Tue). The Zoom meeting link will be shared with registrants later.

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