Visual explanations: images and quantities, evidence and narrative
Riveting ideas on presenting better information design. Few would disagree: Life in the information age can be overwhelming. Through computers, the Internet, the media, and even our daily newspapers, we are awash in a seemingly endless stream of charts, maps, infographics, diagrams, and data. "Visual Explanations," the latest book by Edward R. Tufte, a Yale design professor, is a navigational guide through this turbulent sea of information. The book is an essential reference for anyone involved in graphic, Web, or multimedia design, as well as for educators and lecturers who use graphics in presentations or classes.
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The premier artistic work, 27 years earlier than Babar's Dream, is Henri
Rousseau's 1906 painting with the confectionary title Liberty Inviting Artists to
Take Part in the Twenty-second Exhibition of the Sociiti des Artistes Indipendants.
Shown are a three-dimensional guide- map, Touch any item for more information.
SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS, NOVEMBER I999 Architectural Designs of Henri
Matisse: Humphry Repton Lrs periennes, 1919 Henri Rousseau: French Winged
Henri Rousseau, Liberty Inviting Artists to Take Part in the 22nd Exhibition of the
Sociite" Artistes Indipendanls, by permission The National Museum of Modern Art
, Tokyo. Mark Tansey, The Myth of Depth, private collection, courtesy of Mark ...
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An eye-opening read. As a linguistic who deals with databases, this book dramatically improved my writing and design of graphics for publication. Read full review
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In "Visual Explanations," Tufte walks us through various case studies of visual explanations (charts, graphs, graphics, diagrams and maps). Some of the case studies are about great works, while others ... Read full review
Images and Quantities
Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
Pictorial Instructions and Disinformation Design
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