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Information Design Workbook: Graphic approaches, solutions, and inspiration + 30 case studies

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New in paperback, this workbook is a methodical yet comprehensive approach to conveying the fundamentals of avant-garde, innovative, information design by examining history, theory, criticism, technology and media, process, method, and practice.

Opening with a very brief history followed by an instructive breakdown of the discipline, readers get an intimate understanding of
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Rockport Publishers (first published January 1st 2008)
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Rachel Aranda
Mar 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
A solid 4.5 rating for a really short but memorable textbook. The layout has the perfect amount of information, color scheme, and graphics to help me remember all the information. The pages look great too. The only thing that I feel could be better would be if the cases has a bit more information or put together a little better. Until my professor told my class what they were none of us knew they were cases to put the lessons into real-life examples. A heading to show this would be helpful.
May 20, 2015 rated it liked it
This book is great at showing the breadth of topics and fields that fall under Information Design.
(I had no idea there was such a thing as Litigation Graphics, and the Civic Design stuff is fascinating too. The interview with a Plain Language expert is adorable, as he tries to give all his responses in plain language too.)
Chapters 2 and 3 introduce the process of info design from an organized perspective---it's almost more about the project-management of such tasks than about how to *do* the com
Jun 16, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Great survey of information design from a variety of angles and with a wide variety of implementations. Information is very diverse, and this book covers the material in a way that showcases that diversity.
Sheri Trapp-Cordova
I like this book as a coffee table sort of book. It has gorgeous illustrations of project work and some great quotes by information designers. However, this book is not a how to book. It doesn't contain information that will help you develop in your skills.
Jan 30, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3 1/2 stars. Some good design tips.
Sarah Mottaghinejad
Moderately helpful and interesting
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