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The Resource Envisioning information, Edward R. Tufte

Envisioning information, Edward R. Tufte

Label
Envisioning information
Title
Envisioning information
Statement of responsibility
Edward R. Tufte
Creator
Contributor
Author
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
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 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
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tufte, Edward R.
Dewey number
302.23
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
  • P93.5
  • QA90
LC item number
  • .T84 1990
  • .T914 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Graphics Press
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Visual communication
Label
Envisioning information, Edward R. Tufte
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Escaping flatland -- Micro/macro readings -- Layering and separation -- Small multiples -- Color and information -- Narratives of space and time
Control code
892554
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
126 pages
Isbn
9780961392116
Lccn
90166920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color), music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 892554
  • (OCoLC)21270160
  • (OCoLC)21270160
Label
Envisioning information, Edward R. Tufte
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Escaping flatland -- Micro/macro readings -- Layering and separation -- Small multiples -- Color and information -- Narratives of space and time
Control code
892554
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
126 pages
Isbn
9780961392116
Lccn
90166920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color), music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 892554
  • (OCoLC)21270160
  • (OCoLC)21270160

Library Locations

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