science communicator / information designer / creative



ELEANOR MACCHI (pronounced mah-kee) is Ellie’s legal first and middle name. Most people know her as Ellie Barber. Her background in both the arts and the natural sciences has fueled her to explore opportunities for the two fields to interact.

Ellie uses graphic design, illustration, and animated video to communicate climate science concepts. Her work in this arena has been featured in Yale Climate Connections, CleanTechnica, and the Pulitzer Center and has been supported by NASA, the Aspen Global Change Institute, the Heising-Simons Foundation, the City of Aspen, and others.

Her creative capacity is also bolstered by her proficiency as a performing cellist and vocalist. She has released recordings of her own work and has contributed to the work of others, including Grammy-winning artist Peter Kater.

Here’s where she started.

You can contact her here.
You can find her on Instagram here.

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