Michele Mauri is a designer and researcher at Politecnico di Milano, where he obtained his PhD in design. His research activities are carried out in collaboration with DensityDesign Lab, a research group focused on information visualization and information design. Within the laboratory he coordinates the research, the design and development of projects related to the visual communication of data and information. In addition to his academic work Michele is a freelance information designer mainly working with newspapers. He's one of the creators of the open-source software RAWGraphs.