Information Graphics by Sandra Rendgen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. projects and over examples of contemporary information graphics from all over the world—ranging from journalism to art, government, education. Timelines are a universal concept data vis history, historical infographics, history of infographics, info graphics, info viz, information visualisation.

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As with any language, it is harder to create simplicity that it first seems, and this book is a great support to lean up against in the first few minutes of planning your next bar chart or 9 dimensional genetic map of Canadian immigration patterns.

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I don’t give out may 5-star reviews. Introduction by Sandra Rendgen – 2. I stumbled upon this severe beauty of a tree diagram in the Beinecke digital collections and was immediately thrilled about this hidden gem from Information Graphics has been conceived and designed not just for graphics professionals, but for anyone interested in the history and practice of communicating visually.

One of the fields that is literally turned upside down these days is journalism. I’m just glad it didn’t mess up any other part of it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This is a catalog of all statistical visualizations by Charles-Joseph Minardwho is considered one of the most important…. Books by Sandra Rendgen. In the beginning, this books seems just another huge coffee table book that grsphics visual information in various languages, thus hard to understand.


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It’s rather intimidating to even consider reading it because it’s so big and you will be tempted to browse it. Nothing prepared me for that Beautifully designed book in three languages! Hierarchy “Elements are ranked in order of priority” “Fussballistics” – German magazine “Die Zeit” created two double-spreads to cover the magic of Fifa World Cup with a collection of infographics. Aug 14, Azem rated it it was amazing Informztion For the past ten years, graphic and spacial design studio Julia has been producing work for clients from the cultural and commercial sector, including everything from typefaces to books, magazines, exhibitions, posters, websites and identities.

We wanted to show how broad contemporary information visualisation is, and included work from journalists, scientists, bloggers, and artists. That is a great vision! It’s amazing to see how we’ve used infographics over the millennia.

Information Graphics

Another way of looking at it is that it does not provide a theory or framework of what makes a good or bad infographic, or what about each of these are good or bad ala Edward Tufte. Within those categories they are presented in sequence without any further attempts to classify them by a type. But there are some things to take note.

This beauty of a diagram is considered to be the first organisational chart ever. This unique book presents a fascinating perspective on the subject, highlighting the work of the masters of the profession who have created a number rendyen breakthroughs that have changed the way we communicate. Then I never came around to really studying it — until just now…. While they can look spectacular, I’m not sure if readers will sandrs overwhelmed by the complexity and skip reading it.


Top 25 Film Film, all things considered, is a pretty good medium. The binding is perfect for this size book, allowing it to lay flat as you approach the middle. Buy the selected items together This item: There are many interesting ways of presenting information.

Information Graphics by Sandra Rendgen

To craft something requires skills, mastery and patience. We will continue to deal with big amounts of data and the need for smart information visualisation is ever more growing. It is inspirational, in that it can be opened randomly for a new hint into visualizing numbers and making meaningful emphasis out of large data sets. Based in Berlin, Germany, she studied art history and cultural theory and is the co-author of Information Graphics and Understanding the World: The accompanying text just provides information on what the infographics is about but not the thought process that goes behind.

The in-depth introductory section, illustrated with over 60 images each accompanied by an explanatory captionfeatures essays by Sandra Rendgen, Paolo Ciuccarelli, Richard Saul Wurmanand Simon Rogers ; looking back all the way to primitive cave paintings as a means of communication, this introductory section gives readers an excellent overview of the subject.

The Atlas of Infographics. Preview — Information Graphics by Sandra Rendgen.

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