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

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: 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: 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: The 1,234 satellites orbiting earth

Satellites are fundamental to our daily lives. Take a closer look at the man-made constellation of hi-tech machinery hovering above the earth.

29 Dec 2014 - 12:20PM

Satellites are fundamental to our daily lives. Take a closer look at the man-made constellation of hi-tech machinery hovering above the earth.

INFOGRAPHIC: The 1,234 satellites orbiting earth
INFOGRAPHIC: How world's tallest buildings through the ages reveal the values we hold dear
INFOGRAPHIC: The Long March
28 Oct 2014 - 9:03AM
INFOGRAPHIC: The Long March
INFOGRAPHIC: Both faces

Over the years the wild monkeys in northern Hong Kong’s parks have become popular tourist attractions.

30 Oct 2014 - 10:39AM

Over the years the wild monkeys in northern Hong Kong’s parks have become popular tourist attractions.

INFOGRAPHIC: Both faces
INFOGRAPHIC: The Premier League back in action

The English Premier League returns to action this weekend. Here's our in-depth guide to the world's most popular football league.

14 May 2015 - 6:18PM

The English Premier League returns to action this weekend. Here's our in-depth guide to the world's most popular football league.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Premier League back in action
INFOGRAPHIC: The shot heard around the world

The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime,” said British minister Sir Edward Grey, on the eve of Britain declaring war on Germany. Many expected the Great War to be brief. 

30 Oct 2014 - 10:36AM

The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime,” said British minister Sir Edward Grey, on the eve of Britain declaring war on Germany. Many expected the Great War to be brief. 

INFOGRAPHIC: The shot heard around the world
101 yellow jerseys of Paris

Apart from the first and second world wars, the Tour de France has been held every year since 1903 when journalist Geo Lesevre at L'Auto magazine envisaged a cycle race across the country.

27 May 2016 - 8:57AM

Apart from the first and second world wars, the Tour de France has been held every year since 1903 when journalist Geo Lesevre at L'Auto magazine envisaged a cycle race across the country.

101 yellow jerseys of Paris
Infographic: The World Cup’s great divide