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Envisioning Information

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Envisioning Information

Author: Edward R. Tufte
Released: May 1990
Avg customer rating: 4.5
Amazon price: Temp, removed
Used price: $27.96

We felt this summed it up pretty well.... Amazon Reader Review: "Envisioning Information is Tufte's best work. It is a catalog of world class information design examples, culled by the author [including] examples from sources as diverse as Gallileo's observations of Saturn, a 3D map of a Japanese shrine... color studies by the artist Joseph Albers, and a New York train schedule. This is not a "how to" book, but rather a group of inspiring examples... painstakingly argued and illustrated. Tufte is obsessed with quality... One of the best books I have ever read when it comes to visual design!" Edited for length - FS. Format: Hardcover, 126pp. Owned by DT: Yes.

Envisioning Information

Reviewed by Digitalthread on Jan 25, 2005

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