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Reinventing the Wheel

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"A locus for focus, a little engine, a thought generator.a a " Eye

"This thoroughly unusual book will delight graphic, information, and book designers. It will equally fascinate those interested in intellectual history, history of technology, and popular culture.a a " Library Journal

Now available in paperback, this delightful book spins the history of the information wheel,
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Hardcover, 158 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Princeton Architectural Press
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Martin
Dec 27, 2007 Martin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Design nerds
Shelves: the-design-nook
A fascinating look into the world of volvelles, or information wheels, through the ages. Anyone interested in charts, tables, information formatting, and arcane design through the ages needs this book.
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Dec 17, 2014 Brianne rated it liked it
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The history bits were less interesting than I had hoped they would be but I loved looking through the pictures of the volvelles.
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