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Daan Louter is a Dutch designer and developer at the Guardian Visuals team, where he combines his design and coding skills to find new and innovative ways of telling stories. Daan started studying journalism in 2008, but decided to switch to study interaction design. Immediately after his studies, he joined The Guardian to apply his design skills in a journalistic environment.

Daan's work at The Guardian has been recognised with various awards, such as an SND and Walkley award. His graduation project 'News Interactives', which helps journalists to come up with new ways of telling stories, was awarded the best graduation project of 2012/2013 by Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences.