Visual Language for Designers

New in paperback, this book presents ways to design for the strengths of our innate mental capacities and to compensate for our cognitive limitations.

Visual Language for Designers

Visual Language for Designers

Within every picture is a hidden language that conveys a message, whether it is intended or not. This language is based on the ways people perceive and process visual information. By understanding visual language as the interface between a graphic and a viewer, designers and illustrators can learn to inform with accuracy and power. In a time of unprecedented competition for audience attention and with an increasing demand for complex graphics, Visual Language for Designers explains how to achieve quick and effective communications. New in paperback, this book presents ways to design for the strengths of our innate mental capacities and to compensate for our cognitive limitations. Visual Language for Designers includes: —How to organize graphics for quick perception —How to direct the eyes to essential information —How to use visual shorthand for efficient communication —How to make abstract ideas concrete —How to best express visual complexity —How to charge a graphic with energy and emotion

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Visual Language for Designers
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Connie Malamed
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-01 - Publisher: Rockport Pub

Within every picture is a hidden language that conveys a message, whether it is intended or not. This language is based on the ways people perceive and process visual information. By understanding visual language as the interface between a graphic and a viewer, designers and illustrators can learn to inform
Visual Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 95
Authors: Christian Leborg
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-11 - Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

Both a primer on visual language and a visual dictionary of the fundamental aspects of graphic design, this text deals with every imaginable visual concept, making it an indispensable reference for beginners and seasoned visual thinkers alike.
Designing Data Visualizations
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Noah Iliinsky, Julie Steele
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-16 - Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

Data visualization is an efficient and effective medium for communicating large amounts of information, but the design process can often seem like an unexplainable creative endeavor. This concise book aims to demystify the design process by showing you how to use a linear decision-making process to encode your information visually.
Visual Design Solutions
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Connie Malamed
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Enhance learners' interest and understanding with visual design for instructional and information products No matter what medium you use to deliver content, if the visual design fails, the experience falls flat. Meaningful graphics and a compelling visual design supercharge instruction, training, and presentations, but this isn't easy to accomplish. Now
Handbook of Visual Languages for Instructional Design: Theories and Practices
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Botturi, Luca, Stubbs, Todd
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-31 - Publisher: IGI Global

Presents languages and notation systems of ID and the integration of these technologies in education.

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