My Book

Visual Language For Designers

Visual Language for Designers is a rare combination of science and aesthetics.”
– Bill Brandon, The eLearning Guild

The fundamental principals of visualization outlined here apply to all ranges of imagery, from the fancy 3D model to a simple idea scribbled on a napkin.”
– Karl Gude, Former Infographics Director at Newsweek

Visual Language for Designers” is a smart and beautiful synthesis of cognitive science and visual design.”
– Bill Keaggy, XPLANE

“Your book is awesome. Really beautiful.”
– Garr Reynolds, Author of Presentation Zen

“This book is a work of art in its own right – a real visual extravaganza.”
–Clive Shepherd, Clive on Learning

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Book Contents

Visual Language For Designers: Principles For Creating Graphics That People Understand presents visual design principles based on the science of how people perceive, process and understand graphics. It includes over 300 graphics contributed by talented artists and designers from around the world. Visual Language For Designers explores these six principles:

  1. How to organize graphics for quick perception
  2. How to direct the eyes to quickly see essential information
  3. How to use visual shorthand for efficient communication
  4. How to make abstract ideas concrete
  5. How to express visual complexity
  6. How to charge a graphic with energy and emotion

Now in Paperback
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