Information Graphics: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference
Oxford University Press, 1999 - 448 pages
This beautifully illustrated book is the first complete handbook to vi sual information. Well written, easy to use, and carefully indexed, it describes the full range of charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and table s used daily to manage, analyze, and communicate information. It featu res over 3,000 illustrations, making it an ideal source for ideas on h ow to present information. It is an invaluable tool for anyone who wri tes or designs reports, whether for scientific journals, annual report s, or magazines and newspapers.
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Really an important book for designers. Complete in all respect when it comes to representing those series and sets of numbers graphically.
Thing that I feel is missing, is the complete list of tools whic can be usefull in accomplishing the subject explained and few important How-To's would make the book an encyclopedia of Visual Design!
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