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Author: Sandra RendgenJulius WiedemannPaolo CiuccarelliRichard Saul WurmanSimon RogersAll authors
Publisher: Köln : TASCHEN, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Our everyday lives are filled with a massive flow of information that we must interpret in order to understand the world we live in. Considering this complex variety of data floating around us, sometimes the best -- or even only -- way to communicate is visually. This unique book presents a fascinating perspective on the subject. It features 200 projects and over 400 examples of contemporary information graphics  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Rendgen; Julius Wiedemann; Paolo Ciuccarelli; Richard Saul Wurman; Simon Rogers; Nigel Holmes
ISBN: 9783836528795 3836528797
OCLC Number: 1056625460
Language Note: Text in English, German, and French.
Notes: Statement of responsibility from dust jacket.
Description: 480 pages : color illustrations ; 38 cm + 1 poster (48 x 68 cm)
Contents: Essays: How I strive to understand what it is like not to understand = Wie ich zu verstehen versuche, was es bedeutet nicht zu verstehen = Mes efforts pour comprendre ce que représente le fait de ne pas comprendre / Richard Saul Wurman --
How data changed journalism = Wie Daten den Journalismus veränderten = Comment l'information a changé le journalisme / Simon Rogers --
Turning visualisations into stories and "big pictures" = Wie aus Visualisierungen Geschichten und "das große Ganze" werden = Transformer les visualisations en histoires et << vues d'ensemble >> / Paolo Ciuccarelli --
LATCH ; Projects: Location --
Time --
Category --
Hierarchy.
Other Titles: Nigel Holmes' map of infographia, an idiosyncratic taxonomy
Responsibility: Sandra Rendgen ; ed., Julius Wiedemann ; [with essays by Paolo Ciuccarelli, Richard Saul Wurman, Simon Rogers ; including a poster by Nigel Holmes].

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"Our everyday lives are filled with a massive flow of information that we must interpret in order to understand the world we live in. Considering this complex variety of data floating around us, sometimes the best -- or even only -- way to communicate is visually. This unique book presents a fascinating perspective on the subject. It features 200 projects and over 400 examples of contemporary information graphics from all over the world -- fields ranging from journalism to art, government, education, business and much more -- along with four introductory essays about the development of information graphics in history and up to the present day."--Book jacket.

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