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    Visual Families: Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration (Hardback) Edited by Antonis Antoniou, Edited by Hendrik Hellige, Edited by S. Ehmann

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    DescriptionA new visual language shows how we can collect, sort, and better understand the subjects and objects of our daily lives. Most people who want to understand the world and manage their daily lives can't get very far without lists. In addition to our personal to-do and shopping lists, there are published lists about everything from best sellers and endangered animals to the most popular children's names in any given year. We categorize and arrange things in order to provide an overview or examine them in a certain light. Family Face visualizes our penchant for sorting in playful and entertaining ways. The book presents lighthearted yet compelling work by illustrators, designers, and the creators of infographics that visually structures the stuff of our daily lives. Whether looking at pasta, poets, sneakers, birds, or whole cities, the small is classified into the big. For the past few years, young creatives from around the world have been developing new visual storytelling techniques that have become more prominent in newspapers and magazines as well as textbooks and company reports. Now, Family Face showcases an outstanding selection of their innovative display formats. From delicate illustrations of fish to collages of flags, from pictograms of New York City skyscrapers to symbols representing Hollywood hairstyles, the featured work represents an impressive spectrum of visual possibilities In very different ways, all of the examples tell interesting stories with subjects that might otherwise be boring and dry and show how enjoyable arranging things can be. Family Face continues the inspiring journey into what is state-of-the-art in illustration, data visualization, and visual storytelling that began with Gestalten titles such as Around the World. Thanks to this book, it has never been so much fun to look at lists!


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    Title
    Visual Families
    Subtitle
    Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Antonis Antoniou, Edited by Hendrik Hellige, Edited by S. Ehmann
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 248 mm
    Height: 338 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,615 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783899555400
    ISBN 10: 3899555406
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    BIC subject category V2: AKC, AKL
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    LC classification: NC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    Abridged Dewey: 741
    BISAC V2.8: DES007000, DES007040
    Libri: DESI3020, GRAF6600, BUCH9042, ILLU6000, P0039832
    DC23: 741.6
    Thema V1.0: AKC, AKL
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (colour)
    Publisher
    Die Gestalten Verlag
    Imprint name
    Die Gestalten Verlag
    Publication date
    25 August 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Berlin