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A guide to information graphics

Author: Rayan Abdullah; Roger Hubner
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An illustrated sourcebook of pictogram design, presenting a multitude of examples from around the world, this title outlines the history of the pictogram, showing how it has been applied in commercial and creative fields over the past century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rayan Abdullah; Roger Hubner
ISBN: 0500286353 9780500286357
OCLC Number: 851978453
Description: 241 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 300 x 210 mm
Contents: 1. The Pictogram - Definitions from Various Designers; Various Types; Semiotics and Semantics; A brief history of the Pictogram * 2. Creating Pictograms - Explores differences in format, grid, colour, line weight, degrees of stylization; the contexts in which pictograms are used; the practicalities of using pictogram fonts * 3. The Pioneers - Early influential designs * 4. Commercial Uses * 5. New Approaches * 6. Icon Variations - Computer icons: Susan Kare; Meta Design; eBoy; Michael Renner; Kame Design * 7. A Language of Icons - an entirely icon-based language designed by Jochen Gros * Endmatter
Responsibility: Rayan Abdullah and Roger Hubner.

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