“The word and image are one.” – Hugo Ball
Read Regular “Typeface designed specifically to help people with dyslexia read and write more effectively. Read Regular aims at preventing a neglect of dyslexia, creating a more confident feeling regarding the problems that occur with dyslexia.”
DensityDesign “Using complexity as a keyword to understand reality, combining it with a continuous research for information aesthetics and representation, DensityDesign explores the emergent relationships among communication design, information visualization and complex systems.”
Added January 1, 2009
Symbols.com “Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed.”
Added October 2, 2001
The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press “Edward Tufte has written seven books, including Visual Explanations, Envisioning Information, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, and Data Analysis for Politics and Policy. He writes, designs, and self-publishes his books on information design, which have received more than 40 awards for content and design.”
International Institute for Information Design “IIID was founded to develop research and practice in optimizing information and information systems for knowledge transfer in everyday life, business, education and science.”
Added July 3, 2005
Society for News Design “Our membership is comprised of editors, designers, graphic artists, publishers, illustrators, art directors, photographers, advertising artists, Website designers, students and faculty. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in journalism and design.”
Added May 30, 2002
Society for Technical Communication “STC is an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication—it is the largest organization of its type in the world. Its 25,000 members include technical writers, editors, graphic designers, videographers, multimedia artists, Web and Intranet page information designers, translators and others whose work involves making technical information available to those who need it.”
Datavisualization.ch “Premier news and knowledge resource for data visualization and infographics. Our mission is to provide you with the latest research findings and most topical use cases in this field—including cognitions from self initiated studies as well as a review of outstanding projects done by smart people in the community.”
Added March 7, 2010
DesigningTheNews “A series of visual experiments which explore the news in various ways to encourage new ways of understanding information.”
Added August 1, 2008
Infographic News “News, curiosities and more information about news infographics”
Added February 1, 2009
Information Design Patterns “Consists of a collection of about 55 design patterns that describe the functional aspects of graphic components for the display, behavior and user interaction of complex infographics.”
Added June 1, 2008
Seven questions focused on the hard-working design practitioner—whether independent or in-house.
Blog dedicated to fielding compelling ideas in the practice and theory of design—whatever the discipline. Read more.
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