Published by Gingko Press
288 pages, Hardcover
8 1/4" x 11 1/4"
Infographics provide graphic visual representations of information or knowledge intended to present data quickly and concisely to a broad swath of users of different skills, abilities and backgrounds. Infographic Design explores the building blocks of infographics and data visualization starting with a brief history of the discipline followed by an examination of the most common contemporary approaches to visual representation. Twenty-two thoughtfully selected experts on data visualization share their work in the book and offer insightful perspectives about how they visually process information and data. An indispensable reference for information designers and engaged readers alike,
Preface by Nigel Holmes, a British/American graphic designer, author, and theorist as well as a graduate of the Royal College of Art, London. Mr. Holmes practice focuses on information graphics and information design.
Essays and interviews by Keith Tam, an information designer, typographer and academic. Mr. Tam is currently head of Communication Design, Hong Kong Design Institute, and a Distinguished Fellow at Shanghai University.