Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte

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Published by Graphics Press in Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410) .

Written in English

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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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StatementEdward R. Tufte.
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LC ClassificationsP93.5 .T84 1990
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1944269M
ISBN 109781930824140
LC Control Number90166920

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