ISBN-10:
0262600358
ISBN-13:
2900262600353
Pub. Date:
08/25/2000
Publisher:
MIT Press
Information Design / Edition 1

Information Design / Edition 1

by Robert Jacobson
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ISBN-13: 2900262600353
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 08/25/2000
Series: The MIT Press
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 373
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Richard Saul Wurman
Preface
1 Introduction: Why Information Design Matters
Robert Jacobson
I Theoretical Foundations of Information Design
2 Information Design: The Emergence of a New
Profession
Robert E. Horn
3 Chaos, Order, and SenseMaking: A Proposed Theory for
Information Design
Brenda Dervin
4 HumanCentered Design
Mike Cooley
5 SignPosting Information Design
Romedi Passini
II The Practice of Information Design
6 The Uniqueness of Individual Perception
Roger Whitehouse
7 Information Design in Informal Settings: Museums and
Other Public Spaces
C. G. Screven
8 Graphic Tools for Thinking, Planning, and Problem
Solving
Yvonne M. Hansen
9 Visual Design in Three Dimensions
Hal Thwaites
10 Collaborative Informaiton Design: Seattle's Modern
Odyssey
Judy Anderson
III Designing for the Technologies of Information
11 Information Interaction Design: A Unified Field
Theory of Design
Nathan Shedroff
12 Interactivity and Meaning
Sheryl Macy, Elizabeth Anderson, and John Krygier
13 The Role of Ambiguity in Multimedia EXperience
Jim Gasperini
14 Sculpting in Zeros and Ones
Steve Holtzman
15 Personal Reflections on the Development of
Cyberspace
Simon Birrell
Epilogue
16 Rationalizing Information Representation
Jef Raskin
Contributors

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A wonderful resource compendium on the diverse landscape of information design. From theory to practice, the book is truly an effort in the 'design of understanding'.

Clement Mok , Chief Creative Officer, Sapient

From the Publisher

This timely collection of essays offers diverse perspectives on the art and science of 'information design' as seen through the eyes of contemporary practitioners. An accessible, thought-provoking resource for anyone interested in design's role in mediating information and human experience.

Loretta Staples , Assistant Professor, Graphic Design, University of Michigan School of Art & DesignA wonderful resource compendium on the diverse landscape of information design. From theory to practice, the book is truly an effort in the 'design of understanding'.

Clement Mok , Chief Creative Officer, Sapient

Loretta Staples

This timely collection of essays offers diverse perspectives on the art and science of 'information design' as seen through the eyes of contemporary practitioners. An accessible, thought-provoking resource for anyone interested in design's role in mediating information and human experience.

Clement Mok

A wonderful resource compendium on the diverse landscape of information design. From theory to practice, the book is truly an effort in the 'design of understanding'.

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Information Design 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book is worth having on the shelf. It contains a lot of information about the structure, design, and content of web related material. Lots of backround material and case studies are included.