skip to content
Envisioning information Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Envisioning information

Author: Edward R Tufte
Publisher: Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410) : Graphics Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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  Read more...
Rating:

based on 3 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tufte, Edward R., 1942-
Envisioning information.
Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410) : Graphics Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)551342199
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Tufte
OCLC Number: 21270160
Description: 126 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Escaping flatland --
Micro/macro readings --
Layering and separation --
Small multiples --
Color and information --
Narratives of space and time.
Responsibility: Edward R. Tufte.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (3)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/21270160> # Envisioning information
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "21270160" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Place/cheshire_conn_p_o_box_430_cheshire_06410> ; # Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410)
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/information_visuelle> ; # information visuelle
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/cognitieve_processen> ; # Cognitieve processen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/perception_visuelle> ; # perception visuelle
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/beeldcommunicatie> ; # Beeldcommunicatie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/image_3d> ; # image 3D
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/diffusion_de_l_information> ; # Diffusion de l'information
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/vision_couleur> ; # vision couleur
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/302.23/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/techniques_d_imagerie> ; # Techniques d'imagerie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/communication_visuelle> ; # Communication visuelle
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/arts_de_la_reproduction> ; # Arts de la reproduction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/visual_communication> ; # Visual communication
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/representation_information> ; # représentation information
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/image_couleur> ; # image couleur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/conception_graphique> ; # conception graphique
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/communication> ; # Communication
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1990" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/108412763> ; # Edward R. Tufte
    schema:datePublished "1990" ;
    schema:description "Escaping flatland -- Micro/macro readings -- Layering and separation -- Small multiples -- Color and information -- Narratives of space and time."@en ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6202230> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/551342199> ;
    schema:name "Envisioning information"@en ;
    schema:productID "21270160" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/21270160#PublicationEvent/cheshire_conn_p_o_box_430_cheshire_06410_graphics_press_1990> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Agent/graphics_press> ; # Graphics Press
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/21270160> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Agent/graphics_press> # Graphics Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Graphics Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Place/cheshire_conn_p_o_box_430_cheshire_06410> # Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/arts_de_la_reproduction> # Arts de la reproduction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Arts de la reproduction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/beeldcommunicatie> # Beeldcommunicatie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Beeldcommunicatie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/cognitieve_processen> # Cognitieve processen
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cognitieve processen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/communication_visuelle> # Communication visuelle
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Communication visuelle"@en ;
    schema:name "Communication visuelle"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/conception_graphique> # conception graphique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "conception graphique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/diffusion_de_l_information> # Diffusion de l'information
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Diffusion de l'information"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/information_visuelle> # information visuelle
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "information visuelle"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/perception_visuelle> # perception visuelle
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "perception visuelle"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/representation_information> # représentation information
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "représentation information"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/techniques_d_imagerie> # Techniques d'imagerie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Techniques d'imagerie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6202230#Topic/visual_communication> # Visual communication
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Visual communication"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108412763> # Edward R. Tufte
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:familyName "Tufte" ;
    schema:givenName "Edward R." ;
    schema:name "Edward R. Tufte" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/551342199>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Envisioning information." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/21270160> ; # Envisioning information
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.