Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks

Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"We have entered the period of Big Data, where huge amounts of information can be gathered and processed with ever greater speeds, where algorithms have become so refined that they can predict behavior and tell us what we want. Increasingly, graphic designers and illustrators try to understand what all the information we have collected really means and how we can make sense of it to improve our personal and professional lives. This is not new: humans have been trying to map their worlds since they could draw. More recently, in our Information Age, many publications have collected examples of information graphics. Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks, however, is the first publication to get behind the finished image, to reveal how a stack of numbers could be transformed into a beautiful image rich with meaning and explanation. From the political charts of the New York Times to gadget instruction manuals, from creating a narrative out of complex process or spaces to mapping physical fitness, visualizing data is one of the preoccupations of our day. This timely publication, which will appeal to graphic and interaction designers as well as information visualizers across all media and subjects, offers a deeper understanding of how a diverse range of designers attempt to explain our world"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Princeton Architectural Press, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781616892869
1616892862
Branch Call Number: 302.23 HELLER
Characteristics: 351 pages ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Landers, Rick

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SCCLD

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top