Articles about Information Visualization

Underground Diagrams (Book Review)

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A review of Underground Maps Unravelled and Vignelli Transit Maps.  An analysis of the design issues that challenge today’s professionals.  [Read More]

Diagramming: Making the Invisible Visible 
(Book Review)

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A review of Designing Diagrams: Making Information Accessible through Design by Jan Gauguin.
One recent and five classic books about diagramming, the visual depiction of structures and processes that help us to understand and to interact with complex information. [Read More]

Graphic Design: Two Views
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A review of Graphic Design: A New History by Stephen J. Eskilson and Graphic Design Solutions by Robin Landa
Two books that make a significant contribution to understanding the history, breadth, and depth of the profession of graphic design. [Read More]

Book Review: Do’s and Don’ts of Information Graphics

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A review of The Wall Street Guide to Information Graphics: The Do's and Don'ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and Figures by Dona M. Wong. Guide to creating information graphics that are usable, useful, and appealing, especially in the business and advertising world. [Read More]

Information Graphics: An Eclectic Celebration

Guidebooks on effective visual communication are frequently published for those who have not been exposed to information design and visualization, often obscuring similar publications of decades past. [Read More]

Book Review: It’s Show Time!

These guidebooks are for those who have not been exposed to the philosophy, principles, and techniques of information design and information visualization. [Read More]