Information Design

Information Design

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by Robert Jacobson
     
 

The contributors to this book are both cautionary and hopeful as they offer visions of how information design can be practiced diligently and ethically, for the benefit of information consumers as well as producers.See more details below

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The contributors to this book are both cautionary and hopeful as they offer visions of how information design can be practiced diligently and ethically, for the benefit of information consumers as well as producers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262600354
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Introduction: Why Information Design Matters1
ITheoretical Foundations of Information Design11
2Information Design: The Emergence of a New Profession15
3Chaos, Order, and Sense-Making: A Proposed Theory for Information Design35
4Human-Centered Design59
5Sign-Posting Information Design83
IIThe Practice of Information Design99
6The Uniqueness of Individual Perception103
7Information Design in Informal Settings: Museums and Other Public Spaces131
8Graphic Tools for Thinking, Planning, and Problem Solving193
9Visual Design in Three Dimensions221
10Collaborative Information Design: Seattle's Modern Odyssey247
IIIDesigning for the Technologies of Information263
11Information Interaction Design: A Unified Field Theory of Design267
12Interactivity and Meaning293
13The Role of Ambiguity in Multimedia Experience301
14Sculpting in Zeroes and Ones317
15Personal Reflections on the Development of Cyberspace327
Epilogue339
16Rationalizing Information Representation341
Contributors349

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