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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information 2nd Edition
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information 2nd Edition
by Edward R. Tufte
Publisher Comments
The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise... (read more)

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Design Basics Index (04 Edition)
Design Basics Index (04 Edition)
by Jim Krause
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Master the 3 C's of Head-Turning Design Cover your basics with the book that covers everything from typography and color to layout and business issues Jim Krause, author of the popular Index series, guides you through the understanding and practice of... (read more)

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Medieval Craftsmen : Scribes and Illuminators (92 Edition)
Medieval Craftsmen : Scribes and Illuminators (92 Edition)
by Christopher De Hamel
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More manuscripts survive than any other artifact from the Middle Ages. They are often beautifully preserved, enabling us to appreciate the skilled design and craftsmanship of the men who created them.... (read more)

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Graphic Design: A Concise History (World of Art)
Graphic Design: A Concise History (World of Art)
by Richard Hollis
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This authoritative documentary history begins with the poster and goes on to chart the development of word and image in brochures and magazines, advertising, corporate identity, television, and electronic media, and the impact of technical innovations... (read more)

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Designing Interactions
Designing Interactions
by Bill Moggridge
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andlt;Pandgt;Digital technology has changed the way we interact with everything from the games we play to the tools we use at work. Designers of digital technology products no longer regard their job as designing a physical object--beautiful or... (read more)

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Unknown Craftsman : Japanese Insight Into Beauty ((Rev)89 Edition)
Unknown Craftsman : Japanese Insight Into Beauty ((Rev)89 Edition)
by Soetsu Yanagi
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This book challenges the conventional ideas of art and beauty. What is the value of things made by an anonymous craftsman working in a set tradition for a lifetime? What is the value of handwork? Why should even the roughly lacquered rice bowl of a... (read more)

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Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing
Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing
by Henry Petroski
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Henry Petroski's previous bestsellers have delighted readers with intriguing stories about the engineering marvels around us, from the lowly pencil to the soaring suspension bridge. In this book, Petroski delves deeper into the mystery of invention, to... (read more)

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Principles of Two-dimensional Design (72 Edition)
Principles of Two-dimensional Design (72 Edition)
by Wucius Wong
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Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition... (read more)

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Seeing Is Believing (4TH 12 Edition)
Seeing Is Believing (4TH 12 Edition)
by Arthur Asa Berger
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Seeing is Believing: An Introduction to Visual Communication uses semiotic theory, psychoanalytic theory and other theories to deal with various aspects of visual communication in an accessible, interesting and entertaining book. It has many new images... (read more)

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Envisioning Information (90 Edition)
Envisioning Information (90 Edition)
by Edward R. Tufte
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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... (read more)

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Graphic Design Sources (98 Edition)
Graphic Design Sources (98 Edition)
by Kenneth J. Hiebert
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With clear explanations and hundreds of revealing illustrations, the author of GRAPHIC DESIGN PROCESSES continues to discuss and demonstrate the process of design creation and how inventive graphic design inspiration arises from diverse sources. Hiebert... (read more)

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Elements of Typographic Style 3RD Edition
Elements of Typographic Style 3RD Edition
by Robert Bringhurst
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Completely updated, this book features the definitive rules of engagement forpracticing the art of typography. Illustrations throughout.... (read more)

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The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life
The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life
by John Maeda
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andlt;Pandgt;Finally, we are learning that simplicity equals sanity. We're rebelling against technology that's too complicated, DVD players with too many menus, and software accompanied by 75-megabyte "read me" manuals. The iPod's clean gadgetry has made... (read more)

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The New Graphic Design School: A Foundation Course in Principles and Practice
The New Graphic Design School: A Foundation Course in Principles and Practice
by David Dabner
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The principles and practice of graphic design Graphic Design School is a foundation course for graphic designers working in print, moving image, and digital media.Practical advice on all aspects of graphics design-from understanding the basics to... (read more)

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Looking Good in Print 6TH Edition
Looking Good in Print 6TH Edition
by Roger C Parker
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Looking Good in Print, Sixth Edition, is the bestselling designer's guide for creating print documents using the newest desktop publishing technologies. It provides expert advice and invaluable techniques for the desktop publisher. This updated edition... (read more)

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols
by J C Cooper
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With over 200 illustrations and lively, informative and often ironic texts, she discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao... (read more)

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LOGO Design Workbook: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Logos
LOGO Design Workbook: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Logos
by Adamsmorioka
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Breaks down the process of creating a logo into methodical steps so designers can execute each element strategically and successfully. It also provides advice and tips that explain what makes a logo work and why.... (read more)

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Primer of Visual Literacy
Primer of Visual Literacy
by Donis A Dondis
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Responding to the need she so clearly perceives, Ms. Dondis, a designer and teacher of broad experience, has provided a beginning text for art and design students and a basic text for all other students--those who do not intend to become artists or... (read more)

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Visual Explanations : Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative (97 Edition)
Visual Explanations : Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative (97 Edition)
by Edward R. Tufte
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Tufte's (statistical evidence and information design, Yale U.) third book on displaying information that began with the now classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983). Whereas the first considered the display of numbers and the... (read more)

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History of Modern Design (2ND 11 Edition)
History of Modern Design (2ND 11 Edition)
by David Seth Raizman
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Filling the gap for an extensively illustrated history of modern design, this introduction provides a balanced, chronological survey of the decorative arts, industrial design and graphic design from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries... (read more)

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