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    DescriptionIsotype (International System of Typographic Picture Education) is a system of pictograms designed to communicate complex information in a nonverbal way. Developed in 1936 by a team of sociologists lead by Otto and Marie Neurath, this process of "transforming" data into visual form has strongly influenced the fields of graphic design. The Transformer: Principles of Making Isotype Charts is the first English-language primer on Isotypethe foundation of the modern-day pictographic signals found in airports, train stations, highway signs, and computer interfaces. Featuring illustrated examples and essays, including a previously unpublished essay by Marie Neurath, The Transformer is a long-overdue appreciation of an important moment in the history of visual communication.


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    Title
    Transformer
    Subtitle
    Principles of Making Isotype Charts
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marie Neurath, By (author) Robin Kinross
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 80
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780907259404
    ISBN 10: 0907259405
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AKC
    LC classification: NC
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Abridged Dewey: 741
    BISAC V2.8: DES007000
    DC22: 741.6
    BISAC V2.8: ARC004000
    DC22: 001.4226
    Thema V1.0: AKC, AMC, AMD
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Hyphen Press
    Imprint name
    Hyphen Press
    Publication date
    01 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London