The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts (Little Book Of… (Fiell Publishing))

The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts (Little Book Of... (Fiell Publishing))

Combining startling graphic imagery with truly shocking facts gathered from the world's most authoritative sources, The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts is a powerful visual manifesto by the world's most respected graphic designer, Jonathan Barnbrook and his studio. How is it that the developed world spends billions of dollars annually on weaponry, while the poor of the developing world have no access to education, medicines or even clean drinking water? What exactly is the relationship between cheap goods on the high street and the wage-slavery of sweatshops? How have large corporations branded the world in which we live? The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts addresses these questions and many more besides, through its thought-provoking imagery and the persuasiveness of its first-rate research. This landmark publication demonstrates compellingly through words and pictures that unfettered globalisation is a highly destructive force when used for profit or political power, and t
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Creating Maps, Charts, and Infographics with Adobe Illustrator: Learn by Video

Creating Maps, Charts, and Infographics with Adobe Illustrator: Learn by Video

Acclaimed data visualization instructor and journalist Alberto Cairo provides you with a brief introduction to Adobe Illustrator’s tools and basic drawing techniques before diving into more advanced instructions specific to creating infographics. For example, if you’re already familiar with Illustrator, you can skip ahead to lessons that teach you how to use Illustrator’s Graph tool to design charts and greatly improve the look of your graphics. You’ll also learn how to trace maps; create complex, explanatory vector illustrations; use advanced coloring techniques; simulate 3D effects to create infographics in perspective; and use Illustrator’s Pen tool to draw just about anything. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside in Illustrator using project files that are included with the vi
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48th Publication Design Annual

48th Publication Design Annual

The Society of Publication Designers' (SPD) annual competition seeks the very best in editorial design work. Judged by a worldwide panel of top designers, the 48th edition of Rockport's best-selling SPD annuals celebrates the journalists, editorial directors, photographers, and other talented individuals who brought events of the year 2013 to our doorsteps and computer screens. Stunning full-page layouts present everything from products to people, and objects to events, in ways that make each palpable and unforgettable. You'll find featured work published in a wide range of mediums and created by journalistic, design, and publishing talent from around the world.
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Infographic & data visualizations

Infographic & data visualizations

Infographics and data visualization design is a discipline encompassing a variety of fields. Meanwhile, it is a useful branch of design in practicality. It uses a narrative, analytical design language in the process of conception. The book explores approaches to infographics and data visualization design, and also the artistic value in it. With a large number of the latest projects, the book showcases this “global visual language.” Readers can directly learn from these projects how to visualize and simplify complex information systematically. Though dedicated to finding a shortcut to infographics and data visualization design, the book encourages designers to exercise infinite creativity and produce original works with their own identity.
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Raw Data: Infographic Designers’ Sketchbooks

Raw Data: Infographic Designers

Raw Data presents work by seventy-three of the worlds most innovative information graphics designers. Now that huge amounts of information can be gathered and processed with ever-greater speed, graphic designers and illustrators are playing a crucial role in explaining what all the collected data really means and how we can make sense of it to improve our personal and professional lives. More than just a survey of finished work, Raw Data gets behind the final image to reveal how a stack of numbers can be transformed into a beautiful image rich with meaning and explanation. Among the international practices included are those who have been leading the way in the infographics revolution (Nigel Holmes, The New York Times ), along with a new generation of designers only just emerging from university (Fernando Hernandez, Tim Hucklesby).
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Understanding the World: The Atlas of Infographics

Understanding the World: The Atlas of Infographics

Planet on the page: A visual atlas of our vast, fragile world   Dazzling in scale, diversity and detail, the world never ceases to open our eyes and captivate our curiosity. Ever since the earliest cave paintings, humans have looked at this Earth that is our home and endeavored to understand it. This expansive visual atlas presents the most exciting, creative and inspiring ways of explaining the world in information graphics. Divided into five chapters, the book covers the environment, technology, economics, society, and culture to reveal some of the Earth’s greatest intricacies in accessible visual form. Featuring more than 280 graphics, the collection focuses on the 21st century, but also includes historical masterpieces to put our current situation into perspective. Nigel Holmes introduces the book with an exclusive infographic of his own, while Sandra Rendgen provides an illustrated historical essay to explore how we have studied and interpreted our worl
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