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Main Title Envisioning information /
Author Tufte, Edward R.,
Publisher Graphics Press,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 21270160
ISBN $48.00
Subjects Visual communication. ; Arts de la reproduction. ; Diffusion de l'information. ; Techniques d'imagerie. ; Beeldcommunicatie. ; Cognitieve processen. ; Communication visuelle. ; conception graphique. ; image couleur. ; vision couleur. ; perception visuelle. ; image 3D. ; reprâesentation information. ; information visuelle.
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EHAM Career CD06 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/14/2020
EHAM  P93.5.T84 1990 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 03/16/2015
EHBM  P93.5.T84 1990 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 09/20/2011
EIAM  P93.5.T84 1990 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 09/27/1997
EJBM  P93.5.T84 1990 c.1-2 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/14/2016
EJDM  P93.5.T84 1990 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 09/17/1993
EKBM  P93.5.T84 1990 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/11/2005
EKDM  P93.5.T84 1990 c. 1-2 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 01/10/2013
ELAM  P93.5.T84 1990 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 09/24/2013
ELDM  P93.5.T84 1990 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 06/17/2013
EMBM  P93.5.T84 1990 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 01/07/1994
Collation 126 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Escaping flatland -- Micro/macro readings -- Layering and separation -- Small multiples -- Color and information -- Narratives of space and time. 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.