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Information Visualisation

Information Visualisation
From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back

Other Titles in:
Research Methods | Visual Methods

328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In a world of information overload, this book will help you to cut through the noise and communicate information with clear, efficient, and engaging visualisations. 

Taking you on a journey through a full range of different types of visualisations including infographics and motion graphics, the book:  

Explains the underlying principles behind information visualisation, including the science of visual perception and cognition
Provides easy-to-digest guidelines that bring research and best practice together
Showcases a range of real-world applied examples, and outlines the do’s and don’ts of different approaches
Shows how to use research methods to design with and for your target audience. 

From an expert with years of experience researching, teaching, and doing information visualisation, learn how to make better and informed decisions around visualisation design that are appropriate for both your data and audience.   

Underlying Theories For Information Visualisation
From Theory To Research, To Practice
From Static, To Interactive, To Motion
User-Centred Research Methods For Visualisation
From Theory, to Research, to Practice... And back

Maria dos Santos Lonsdale

Maria dos Santos Lonsdale is a Professor of Information and Communication Design at the University of Leeds, UK. She has experience of teaching design theory and practice, and research methods for design in higher education, both in Portugal and in the UK. She has also worked as a design practitioner since 1996, having established her own design studio (in partnership) at the time. Her main areas of research are: Information Design, Communication Design and Typographic Design. Her research is notable in the field of Design for its interdisciplinary nature, with collaboration across sectors such as Healthcare, National and... More About Author