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Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design

by Andy Kirk Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9781473912137
Format:
Hb+ 368 pages
Price:
AU$197.00 NZ$196.52
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Never has it been more essential to work in the world of data. Scholars and students need to be able to analyze, design and curate information into useful tools of communication, insight and understanding. This book is the starting point in learning the process and skills of data visualization, teaching the concepts and skills of how to present data and inspiring effective visual design. Benefits of this book: A flexible step-by-step journey that equips you to achieve great data visualization A curated collection of classic and contemporary examples, giving illustrations of good and bad practice Examples on every page to give creative inspiration Illustrations of good and bad practice show you how to critically evaluate and improve your own work Advice and experience from the best designers in the field Loads of practical help, checklists, case studies and interactive exercises in an innovative online format make this the most comprehensive text available. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

Defining Data Visualisation
Data Visualisation Workflow
Formulating Our Brief
Working with Data
Establishing Our Editorial Perspective
Data Presentation
Interactivity
Annotation
Colour
Composition

Data visualization is much more than just data and visuals. Andy understands that successful visualizations emerge from successful processes and myriad well-informed decisions. Getting all the parts right in this interdisciplinary field is a huge challenge; every student and practitioner of data visualisation will benefit from absorbing the vast wisdom captured in this book.
Andy Kirk - Freelance data visualisation specialist and trainer

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