8 Essential Books on Data Visualization For Designers
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This XL-sized compendium explores the history of data graphics from the Middle Ages right through to the digital era.
The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis.
Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data.
Facts, statistics, issues, theories, relationships, numbers, words — there is just too much information in the world. We need a brand new way to take it all in. ‘Information is Beautiful’ transforms the ideas surrounding and swamping us into graphs and maps that anyone can follow at a single glance.
Discover the patterns in your everyday life in a guided visual journal.
Harness your skills of observation. Activities teach you how to document the world through colors, lines, shapes, design, and data.
Fuel your creativity. Through the lens of data, encourage yourself to notice more closely the unfolding processes of both the world and yourself. Observe, Collect, Draw! functions as a mini-course in information design, as accessible to beginners as it is engaging to seasoned info designers.
Data Visualization Made Simple is a practical guide to the fundamentals, strategies, and real-world cases for data visualization, an essential skill required in today’s information-rich world. With foundations rooted in statistics, psychology, and computer science, data visualization offers practitioners in almost every field a coherent way to share findings from original research, big data, learning analytics, and more.
Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates “the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet exquisitely human details of life,” in the words of Maria Popova (Brain Pickings), who introduces this charming and graphically powerful book.
A leading data visualization expert explores the negative―and positive―influences that charts have on our perception of truth.
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