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The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...A term or keyword attributed to a piece of information. Tagging helps aid retrieval and recognition. For example, image libraries give several tags to each image so that they can be found using different keywords. Webpages use meta tags...

Barcode

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...A machine-readable representation of data. Developed by Bernard Silver in 1948–9, the barcode was inspired by Morse code with the dots and dashes extended into lines. There are different types of barcode: linear or 1D variations are made up...

Diagram

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...Diagram by Mark WiganA symbolic drawing such as a graph, schematic sketch, plan or chart intended to clarify and explain how something works. It also shows interactions and relationships between parts and the whole. Illustrators use...

Environmental Illustration

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...These are images from the Deptford Train Project in London designed by Studio Myerscough.Images created to contribute to wayfinding projects and signage displayed in an outdoor environment. Illustration is commissioned to communicate brand...

Ideogram

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

...A graphic symbol used to represent an idea. The word ideogram is commonly used to describe logographic writing systems such as Egyptian hieroglyphs (pictured) and the characters of Asiatic languages, such as Chinese and Japanese – although...

Technical Illustration

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...This is a still from a project by Gavin Ambrose for First London Power. It was brought to life by animation specialists, GraphixAsset Ltd. The technology is hidden so the use of fades and cutaways allows the viewer ‘inside...

Information

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...This annual report by NB Studio delivers information with clarity and a clean, contemporary tone. A series of colourful and detailed illustrations suggest the scale and complexity of the client’s business.Illustration by Johnny KellyA broad...

Layout in Use

Layout for Graphic Designers : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

eBook

...A key function of layout is to let the elements, especially the image elements, perform the tasks that they have been selected for. Images add drama and emotion to a work, but how they communicate with the recipient depends upon how...

Navigation

Derek Yates

Derek Yates is Programme Leader for Graphic Arts, Winchester School of Art, Southampton University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jessie Price

Jessie Price works as a researcher at the University of the Arts, UK, and as a freelance designer for numerous publishers, authors and arts professionals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Communication Design : Insights from the Creative Industries

Fairchild Books, 2015

eBook

...There is no such thing as information overload, just bad design. If something is cluttered and/or confusing, fix your design.Navigation systems are a cornerstone of communication design. Maps, signage, pictograms, information graphics—even...

Large and Live External Data

Data-driven Graphic Design : Creative Coding for Visual Communication

Fairchild Books, 2016

eBook

...“Data visualization is all about melding the visual and the conceptual.” The Data-Lived Life We live in a digitally connected, data-driven world. Sophisticated mobile technology allows people to connect with each other and to data like...