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Ninian Carter
Works at Graphic News
Attended Edinburgh College of Art
Lives in St Neots, England
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Graphic Artist
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Infographics
Employment
  • Graphic News
    Senior Graphic Journalist, 2011 - present
  • Ninian Carter Graphics
    Owner/Artist, 2010 - 2011
  • The Globe and Mail
    Deputy Graphic Editor, 2008 - 2010
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
    Graphic Editor, 2005 - 2008
  • Reuters
    Graphic Journalist, 1997 - 2005
  • The Observer
    Graphic Editor, 1995 - 1997
  • Jean Schalit Infographie
    Graphic Artist, 1994 - 1995
  • The Scotsman
    Graphic Artist, 1994 - 1994
  • Thomson Graphics Service
    Graphic Artist, 1994 - 1994
  • Evening News
    Graphic Artist, 1992 - 1994
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St Neots, England
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Bradford, England - Toronto, Canada - Sydney, Australia - London, England - Paris, France - Newcastle, England - Edinburgh, Scotland - Carlisle, England - Lanton, Scotland
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Ninian Carter is an award-winning infographic artist.
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Ninian Carter is a prominent British infographic artist and designer working predominantly in the newspaper and magazine sector. The former Graphics Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald in Australia and The Observer in Britain, he has worked for several renowned news agencies and newspaper titles around the world, including The Scotsman (Edinburgh), JSI (now Idé, Paris), The Globe and Mail (Toronto) and Reuters (London).

Scottish born and raised, now living in Cambridgeshire, Ninian has produced thousands of infographics – explained in simple, clear detail – covering breaking news, current affairs, politics, science, technology, business and sports. Career highlights include being sent to the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games to oversee Reuters graphic output and helping produce some of the world’s first commercially successful interactive web graphics.

Ninian was educated at The University of Edinburgh – College of Art, attaining a BA Honours degree in Graphic Design, and has won a clutch of SND Malofiej awards. His work has featured in several books, including Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand (Connie Malamed). He has worked for London-based independent news graphics agency Graphic News since 2011.
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For the best in print and online graphics.
Education
  • Edinburgh College of Art
    Graphic Design, 1988 - 1991
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Trying to figure out what the hell the new Terminator Genisys movie plot is about? Brain in tatters as a result? Read this...
Are you trying to figure out what the hell the new Terminator Genisys movie plot is about, and in the process tying your noodle up in knots? Then worry no more. My clear and simple graphic explains all. Erm, okay, it's not im...
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So the Shroud of Turin might be real after all!
I've had fun working on this for a few days. I had no idea that a couple of years ago they'd carbon dated it again and found it was from the era of Jesus. The Shroud goes on public display in Turin for 10 weeks from April 19...
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Is it the tomb of Alexander the Great? Check out my infographic and "making of" and see (announcement due Jan 20) — http://goo.gl/2sqFzf
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It's been a busy month this June, one which saw me work on a higher than average number of science/technology stories for Graphic News.
It's been a busy month this June, one which saw me work on a higher than average number of science/technology stories for Graphic News – in particular the top three were done in the previous week alone. I love doing graphics ...
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Any sci-fi geeks out there want to buy my classy, original Close Encounters of the Third Kind-inspired movie tee? On sale here for a limited time: http://bit.ly/1c4REMh
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First blog entry in four months!
Wow, it's been a while since I did a blog entry. Four months maybe? Since joining Graphic News and moving to a temporary home, I've been too busy to do one. The only reason this is going up no...
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Crisp, clean, clear and perfectly proportioned as always!
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Do I really have a job that let's me do stuff like this sometimes?!
I had fun putting this bad boy together, giggling away as I thought about getting paid for drawing superheroes! (Click to enlarge) As ever, the hi-res files are available to download from Graphic News here.
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Graphic available to download from GRAPHIC NEWS.
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Oh no! Apple Watch may face launch delay.
See my graphic from the other day at my work's website: http://bit.ly/1pM4hBA or at my own: http://www.ninian.net
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Time for a website spring clean, me thinks: http://www.ninian.net
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My third dabble with HTML5 animation.
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Graphic smut... I've finally made it!
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