Synopses & Reviews
Clearly explains the methods of graphic illustration, emphasizing the principles of good design. Covers the complete range of illustration types such as symbols, photos, lists and tables, maps, color, depth, change, solidity and more. Each chapter includes practice exercises, design rules of thumb, abundant software user documentation examples and detailed reading lists.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-296) and index.
Table of Contents
The Need to Show.
Visual Thinking and Creativity.
Language of Graphics.
Showing What Things Look Like.
Showing Processes and Procedures.
Labeling with Icons and Visual Symbols.
Displaying Graphics Online.
The Affective Effect of Graphics.
Page as Picture.
References and Bibliography.