Iran Surprises Itself and the World



Illustration’s for Brooking’s Essay “Iran Surprises Itself and the World”, written by Brookings Senior Fellow Suzanne Maloney, for longform journalism series The Brookings Essay. The essay reflects upon Iran’s history, 2013 presidential election campaign, and the victory of Hassan Rouhani. The landing illustration featured Tehran landmark Azadi Square and reflected the ‘changing political winds’.

My roles for Brookings Essays No. 1 -10 (through Dec 2014) included graphic design, illustration, web development,  static and interactive charts, maps and data visualizations, photo research, and supplemental content research.  All elements including interactive charts, maps, and timelines are ‘fluid responsive’.

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