Envisioning information /

This book celebrates escapes from the flatlands of both paper and computer screen, showing superb displays of high-dimensional complex data. The most design-oriented of Edward Tufte's books, Envisioning Information shows maps, charts, scientific presentations, diagrams, computer interfaces, sta...

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Main Author: Tufte, Edward R., 1942- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cheshire, Connecticut : Graphics Press, [1990]
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264 1 |a Cheshire, Connecticut :  |b Graphics Press,  |c [1990] 
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300 |a 126 pages :  |b illustrations (some color), maps (some color), music ;  |c 28 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Escaping flatland -- Micro/macro readings -- Layering and separation -- Small multiples -- Color and information -- Narratives of space and time. 
520 |a This book celebrates escapes from the flatlands of both paper and computer screen, showing superb displays of high-dimensional complex data. The most design-oriented of Edward Tufte's books, Envisioning Information shows maps, charts, scientific presentations, diagrams, computer interfaces, statistical graphics and tables, stereo photographs, guidebooks, courtroom exhibits, timetables, use of color, a pop-up, and many other wonderful displays of information. The book provides practical advice about how to explain complex material by visual means, with extraordinary examples to illustrate the fundamental principles of information displays. Topics include escaping flatland, color and information, micro/macro designs, layering and separation, small multiples, and narratives. Winner of 17 awards for design and content. 400 illustrations with exquisite 6- to 12-color printing throughout. Highest quality design and production. 
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