Bruce Daniel mapmaker
A strong advocate of high quality design in all things, Bruce has honed his design craft through information graphics and, in particular, map design. His award winning map designs can be found internationally from the Olympic Games to the International Court of Justice. Guiding and inspiring creative coalition has been integral to his work since his earlier years producing theatre in New York and Baltimore. Bruce’s intuitive and inventive sense of materials and technology informs his design techniques, which make particular use of texture, dimensionality, lighting, transparency, and motion. Bruce founded The Map Lab, LLC in 2013. The company site and blog can be found here.
Nora Daniel troublemaker
Growing up with an architect father and dancer mother, Nora Daniel has been immersed in art and design her entire life. She attended the North Carolina School of the Arts as a dance major and danced professionally for 11 years, first with the Bella Lewitzky Dance Company in Los Angeles, then with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and the Mark Morris Dance Group in New York.
After a long stint teaching and a shorter stint as choreographer and director of her own dance company, she met husband and map designer, Bruce Daniel, while serving on the grant review panel for the New Mexico Arts Division. Over the years Nora’s work has expanded into somatic therapy, design and writing. The Daniels have collaborated on many small projects. The Asheville Map is their biggest and most comprehensive project to date.Nora’s blog posts