Data Flow 2
International interest in the sophisticated and aesthetic visualization of complex
information made Data Flow a bestseller. Today, more and more graphic designers,
advertising agencies, motion designers, and artists work in this area. New
techniques and forms of expression are being developed. Consequently, the
demand for information on this topic has grown enormously.
Data Flow 2 expands the definition of contemporary information graphics. The
book features new possibilities for diagrams, maps, and charts. It investigates the
visual and intuitive presentation of processes, data, and information. Concrete
examples of research and art projects as well as commercial work illuminate how
techniques such as simplification, abstraction, metaphor, and dramatization
function. The book also includes interviews with experts about the challenges in
creating effective information graphics and about the relationship between complexity,
clarity, content, and innovation.
Offering practical advice, background information, case studies, and inspiration,
Data Flow 2 is a valuable reference for anyone working with or interested in information
Because designers the world over work with the visualization of information, Data
Flow 2 is available in English, French, and Spanish editions.