Information design

Essay collections

Black, Alison, Paul Luna, Ole Lund, Sue Walker, eds (2017)
Information design: research and practice
London: Routledge

Frascara, Jorge, ed. (2015)
Information design as principled action
Champaign, Illnois: Common Ground Publishing

Jacobson, Robert (1999)
Information design
Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press

Theory and discourse

Pettersson, Rune (2002)
Information design: an introduction
Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins

Wurman, Richard Saul (2001)
Information anxiety 2
Indianapolis, Ind.: Que

Horn, Robert E. (1998)
Visual language: global communication for the 21st century
Bainbridge Island, WA: Macro VU, Inc.

Mijksenaar, Paul (1997)
Visual function: an introduction to information design
Rotterdam: 010 Publishers

Mijksenaar, Paul and Piet Westendorp (1999)
Open here: the art of instructional design
New York: Joost Elffers Books

Horn, Robert E. (1988)
Mapping hypertext: analysis, linkage, and display of knowledge for the next generation of on-line text and graphics
Arlington, VA: The Lexington Institute


Neurath, Otto (1980)
International picture language: a facsimile reprint of the [1936] English edition
Reading, UK: Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading

Neurath, Otto (2010)
From hieroglyphics to Isotype: a visual autobiography
London: Hyphen Press

University of Reading (1975)
Graphic communication through ISOTYPE
Reading, UK: University of Reading

Edward Tufte

Tufte, Edward R (1990)
Envisioning information
Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press

Tufte, Edward R (1997)
Visual explanations: images and quantities, evidence and narrative
Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press

Tufte, Edward R (2001)
The visual display of quantitative information
Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press

Tufte, Edward R (2003)
The cognitive style of PowerPoint
Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press

Tufte, Edward R (2006)
Beautiful evidence
Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press

Manuals and guides

Baer, Kim (2008)
Information design workbook: graphic approaches solutions, and inspiration + 30 case studies
Beverly, Mass.: Rockport

Visocky O’Grady, Jenn & Ken Visocky O’Grady (2008)
The information design handbook
Cincinnati, Ohio: How Books

Rice-Lively, Mary and Hsin-Liang Chen (2006)
Scenarios and information design: a user-oriented practical guide
Oxford: Chandos

Information design projects

Institute for Information Design Japan (2005)
Information design source book (second edition)
Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser

Wurman, Richard Saul (1996)
Information architects
Zurich, Switzerland: B. Martin Pedersen

Wayfinding and signage

Arthur, Paul and Passini, Romendi (1992)
Wayfinding: people, signs, and architecture
New York: McGraw-Hill

Barker, Peter; Fraser June; JMU Access Partnership; and Sign Design Society (2000)
Sign design guide: a guide to inclusive signage
London: JMU Access Partnership

Lynch, Kevin (1960)
The image of the city
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Mollerup, Per (2013)
Wayshowing, wayfinding: Basic and interactive
Amsterdam: BIS Publishers

Passini, Romedi (1992)
Wayfinding in architecture
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold