Alberto Lucas López

Graphics Director Alberto Lucas López moved to Hong Kong from Pamplona, Spain. A visual journalist of great distinction his work has been recognized with countless awards in the US, Asia and Europe. Alberto’s infographics stand out from the rest of the field because of his sophisticated and counter-intuitive concepts driven by his constant search for innovation. In 2015 alone, he won over 50 international awards. @alucaslopez
Alberto Lucas López
Graphics Director Alberto Lucas López moved to Hong Kong from Pamplona, Spain. A visual journalist of great distinction his work has been recognized with countless awards in the US, Asia and Europe. Alberto’s infographics stand out from the rest of the field because of his sophisticated and counter-intuitive concepts driven by his constant search for innovation. In 2015 alone, he won over 50 international awards. @alucaslopez

Latest from Alberto Lucas López

Dragon Boat Festival: how an ancient Chinese tradition became a global sport

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power boats mounted with ferocious dragon heads through the water to the frenzied beating of drums.

7 Jun 2019 - 7:43AM

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power boats mounted with ferocious dragon heads through the water to the frenzied beating of drums.

Dragon Boat Festival: how an ancient Chinese tradition became a global sport
Olympic Efficiency: What's the leanest and meanest nation?
INFOGRAPHIC: Greatest NBA team of all time?
INFOGRAPHIC: Leicester 's Cinderella season
INFOGRAPHIC: Once in a lifetime race, the Hong Kong Derby
INFOGRAPHIC: What colour is Oscar?
INFOGRAPHIC: Sharing the pie
25 Feb 2016 - 10:11AM
INFOGRAPHIC: Sharing the pie
INFOGRAPHIC: The sum of the parts
INFOGRAPHIC: Big talk, small talk
INFOGRAPHIC: Conquering the world's highest peak
INFOGRAPHIC: The race for Arctic domination
INFOGRAPHIC: The district elections
INFOGRAPHIC: Lives up in smoke
INFOGRAPHIC: The tide of refugees from Syria, and where they're heading to in Europe
INFOGRAPHIC: How long does it take the world's top 100 paid celebrities to earn your salary?
INFOGRAPHIC: From Gareth Bale to Luis Suarez, the most expensive signings in football
GRAPHICS: Satellite images reveal scale of deadly warehouse explosion in Tianjin

Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a shipment of “dangerous goods” in a warehouse exploded and caused massive damage, killing at least 85 including 17 firefighters, at a container dock in the Chinese city of Tianjin - home to the world’s 10th busiest port. Some 700 people were wounded.

4 Nov 2015 - 11:29AM

Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a shipment of “dangerous goods” in a warehouse exploded and caused massive damage, killing at least 85 including 17 firefighters, at a container dock in the Chinese city of Tianjin - home to the world’s 10th busiest port. Some 700 people were wounded.

GRAPHICS: Satellite images reveal scale of deadly warehouse explosion in Tianjin
INFOGRAPHIC: What if an atomic bomb hit Hong Kong or Beijing, or where you live?

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, days after atomic bombs killed a total of 200,000 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The world is still not free from the threat of nuclear destruction, with nine countries possessing 19,000 nuclear weapons.

11 Aug 2015 - 9:28AM

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, days after atomic bombs killed a total of 200,000 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The world is still not free from the threat of nuclear destruction, with nine countries possessing 19,000 nuclear weapons.

INFOGRAPHIC: What if an atomic bomb hit Hong Kong or Beijing, or where you live?
INFOGRAPHIC: How dragon boating evolved from an ancient Chinese tradition into a global sport
INFOGRAPHIC: Balance of superpowers -- Comparing the armed forces of US and China

Even after several years of double-digit spending increases, China’s military reach is limited to its home territory. The reach of the US armed forces includes historical ties with traditional allies, geographic distribution and cutting-edge technology, as well as income through arms exports.

27 May 2016 - 8:15AM

Even after several years of double-digit spending increases, China’s military reach is limited to its home territory. The reach of the US armed forces includes historical ties with traditional allies, geographic distribution and cutting-edge technology, as well as income through arms exports.

INFOGRAPHIC: Balance of superpowers -- Comparing the armed forces of US and China
In graphics: a world of languages - and how many speak them
INFOGRAPHIC: Palette covered
14 May 2015 - 12:01PM
INFOGRAPHIC: Palette covered
INFOGRAPHIC: China’s overseas investments

In this interactive graphic, we show all the overseas mergers and acquisitions (excluding bonds) with a value above US$100 million that Chinese companies attempted from 2005 to the first half of last year.

4 Nov 2015 - 11:31AM

In this interactive graphic, we show all the overseas mergers and acquisitions (excluding bonds) with a value above US$100 million that Chinese companies attempted from 2005 to the first half of last year.

INFOGRAPHIC: China’s overseas investments
INFOGRAPHIC: China's Wanted 100

Beijing's anti-graft watchdog released on April 22 a detailed list of 100 fugitives it wants to extradite back to China as part of its "Sky Net" anti-graft operation. Here is our back page published on April 25, 2015 in print.

20 May 2015 - 8:42AM

Beijing's anti-graft watchdog released on April 22 a detailed list of 100 fugitives it wants to extradite back to China as part of its "Sky Net" anti-graft operation. Here is our back page published on April 25, 2015 in print.

INFOGRAPHIC: China's Wanted 100
INFOGRAPHIC: Xi Jinping - The governance of China
INFOGRAPHIC: Where the money goes in Hong Kong's budget 2015

Health and social welfare get some of the biggest increases in spending this year under the budget plans, with education and the environment also benefiting.

27 May 2016 - 8:15AM

Health and social welfare get some of the biggest increases in spending this year under the budget plans, with education and the environment also benefiting.

INFOGRAPHIC: Where the money goes in Hong Kong's budget 2015
INFOGRAPHIC: Oscar Openings
24 Feb 2015 - 8:28AM
INFOGRAPHIC: Oscar Openings
INFOGRAPHIC: Non-stop
17 Feb 2015 - 8:22PM
INFOGRAPHIC: Non-stop
INFOGRAPHIC: Marathon effort
27 May 2016 - 8:15AM
INFOGRAPHIC: Marathon effort
INFOGRAPHIC: Dead reckoning
27 May 2016 - 8:15AM
INFOGRAPHIC: Dead reckoning