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In 1847, Oliver Byrne, “surveyor of Her Majesty’s settlements in the Falkland Islands and author of numerous mathematical works,” wrote and designed an illustrated book so far ahead of its time that, with the exception of a few passé typographical details, it could have been published today. In fact, it has been published today, as a stunning boxed facsimile edition. Given its “less is more” layout and primary-color palette — red, blue, yellow, black — THE FIRST SIX BOOKS OF THE ELEMENTS…

Forms and Functions

His most innovative educational work was a version of 'Euclid's Elements' which used coloured graphic explanations of each geometric principle.

Secret tricks of restaurant menus: Why you may be enticed to spend more - DailyFinance

Restaurants use all types of marketing tricks and gimmicks to get customers in the door. Once they get them inside, however, the real trick is to get them to spend more -- and that's when

essay-on-typography

Joanna, Eric Gill — The typeface resembles Gill’s Perpetua, but its contrast is less strong and the ascenders project above the capitals.

Amazon.com: On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen eBook: Harold McGee, Patricia Dorfman, Justin Greene: Books

On Food and Cooking by Harold McGee - Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first.

How people consume news in a digital world

How people consume news in a digital world (infographic)

Pictographs and pie chart are the prominent techniques used here.

Creative Review - Degree Shows 2012 RCA Visual Communication

Degree Shows 2012 RCA Visual Communication

Susanne Stahl's MeteoPoem project looked to devise a graphic display system that can express not only statistics concerning weather conditions, but that can also illicit an emotional response to the data.

Creative Review - Degree Shows 2012 RCA Visual Communication

Degree Shows 2012 RCA Visual Communication

Susanne Stahl's MeteoPoem project looked to devise a graphic display system that can express not only statistics concerning weather conditions, but that can also illicit an emotional response to the data.

Famous Graphic Designers

9 Inspiring Graphic Designers and their Distinct Design Styles

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The true art of Infographic design from the top news outlets in the world - and a few words about plagiarism

The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, ...

The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid – with Coloured Diagrams ans Symbols / Oliver Byrne, 1847

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Developing a Diverse Range of Illustration Styles

The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization: When writing about data, don't forget the context —or your own infographics

The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization: When writing about data, don't forget the context —or your own infographics

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