Machines and Vehicles (World in Infographics)

Machines and Vehicles (World in Infographics)

Welcome to the world of infographics! This exciting form of data visualisation uses icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a whole new way. Marvel at the science and engineering behind the world's mightiest machines, high speed records, jet engines and powerful rockets - all visualised in beautifully designed infographics.
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Seeing the Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

A book of stunning infographics that compares nations across different sets of data, offering a unique new way of understanding the worldEver wondered whether other countries consume as much bottled water as the U.S., or which country gives the most to charity? This book is jam packed with these fascinating statistics and many more about countries the world over. Each chart displays information using illustrated visuals, rather than dry words and traditional graphs or pie charts, which represent the data as well as the context of the study. Readers can discover a wealth of facts about each country across many topical subjects, including cancer survival, childhood mortality, church attendance, carbon dioxide emissions, defense spending, government debt, house prices, hours of sunshine, illegal drug consumption, immigration, literacy, murder rates, number of children per family, pet ownership, population density, rainfall, smoking, weight, and more. Informative, fun, and easy to unders
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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

Learn how to create infographics, maps, and charts in this 12-hour, video based course to teach anyone who can hold a mouse how to use Adobe Illustrator to tell stories with data.   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 s
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Infographics For Dummies

Infographics For Dummies

Infographics For Dummies will focus on the how-to of data, design, and distribution in order to create visually-stunning, shareable infographics. Each element is as important as the others to have a successful infographic that tells a story and gets people excited to share it. In this book, the author will not only walk through each step in his company's tried-and-true process on how to make great infographics, but will also explain why infographics are effective and when are they appropriate.Coverage will include:Types of infographicsTalking to clients about the dataGathering dataDiscovering trends, outliers, and patterns in dataBuilding your design with wireframes and moodboardsUsing tools such as Illustrator and PhotoshopLaunching and promoting your infographic
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Informotion: Animated Infographics

Informotion: Animated Infographics

The first reference book on the fundamentals of animated information graphics. At the nexus of design and journalism, the field of information graphics offers some of the most exciting and dynamic work for creatives. Today, even more so than static versions, animated information graphics are serving to communicate complex correlations succinctly. The production of such animations on the basis of up-to-the-minute data is already common practice in select TV programs. Now, these moving formats are finding wider application in television and on the internet, as well as on an increasing number of mobile devices, and in public places. They can be seen in editorial contexts and in the areas of advertising and corporate communication. Thanks to current advances in hardware and software, the sky is the limit for the forms of animated infographics that can be created. But a wide range of technical possibilities does not always mean high quality in terms of content and presentation. Especially w
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IdN Extra 07: Infographics

IdN Extra 07: Infographics

Designing Data Using graphics to convey information has long been a fundamental design challenge. How do you get people to notice and absorb data that may in itself be quite mundane - but that it is necessary for them to know, as well as making it beautiful? In this special issue, we present more than 120 examples of this all-important design genre.
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