Portrait

I'm a designer and musician based out of Washington, DC, currently working at  Graphicacy, an Information and data visualization design agency. Previously, I worked as Senior Designer at World Resources Institute, and am a recent graduate of the Information Visualization Masters program at Maryland Institute College of Art. You can see my latest work by following me on instagram or twitter.

Design Expertise includes:

  • Print Design
  • Logo Design / Branding
  • Data Visualization
  • Illustration / Infographic Design
  • UX/UI Design

You can catch my playing music in these projects:

Exhibitions, Talks, & Awards 

Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2019: Student
London, UK • November 20th, 2019

“Visualizing the History of Fugazi” won the Student category at the 2019 Information is Beautiful Awards.

Action. Reaction. Action: Visualizing Fugazi
Lost Origins Gallery • Washington, DC • April 13–May 19, 2019

A solo exhibit of graduate thesis project, in partnership with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival event series “The Social Power of Music.” Opening reception drew over 250 people.

Power of Infographics Session at Communicating Science Seminar
AAAS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC • February 14, 2019

Presented on design process for graphics at WRI as well as best practices for collaboration between designers and researchers.

DataViz DC Meetup Presentation: Visualizing Fugazi
Arlington Tech eXchange • January 22, 2019

Gave a 30 minute presentation, followed by Q+A to a large group of around 100 people for a joint event by the DataViz DC and the Art+Code DC Meetup groups.

Please be in touch: carni.klirs@gmail.com. Follow me on instagram or twitter.