Information is Beautiful

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Collins, 2009 - 255 pages
19 Reviews
A visual guide to the way the world really works Every day, every hour, every minute we are bombarded by information - from television, from newspapers, from the internet, we're steeped in it, maybe even lost in it. We need a new way to relate to it, to discover the beauty and the fun of information for information's sake. No dry facts, theories or statistics. Instead, Information is Beautiful contains visually stunning displays of information that blend the facts with their connections, their context and their relationships - making information meaningful, entertaining and beautiful. This is information like you have never seen it before - keeping text to a minimum and using unique visuals that offer a blueprint of modern life - a map of beautiful colour illustrations that are tactile to hold and easy to flick through but intriguing and engaging enough to study for hours.

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User Review  - Philippe Heckly - Goodreads

All kind of infographics and other ways to represent data visually. The only thing the book is missing is interactivity. Read full review

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User Review  - Gregg Girling - Goodreads

Love this book. I used it as a bedtime story book with my daughter (after tabbing it with PostIt flags, to ensure we weren't going into "no go" areas for a 6 year old). For me the wonderful thing ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

David McCandless is an award-winning writer and journalist. His work has appeared in over 30 magazines in the UK and the US and all over the web. He currently works as creative consultant for Orange and the BBC and writes about the Internet, underground culture and 'anything interesting' for Wired and The Guardian.

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