Information is Beautiful (New Edition) (Hardback)
  • Information is Beautiful (New Edition) (Hardback)

Information is Beautiful (New Edition) (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages
Published: 06/12/2012
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A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition.

We are overwhelmed by information – from our phones, our televisions, our computers, our newspapers.

This new edition of Information is Beautiful has been revised throughout with over 20 updates and 20 new visualisations. It offers shelter from the flood by visualising data in a new way that blends facts with their connections, their context and their relationships – making information meaningful, entertaining and beautiful.

This is information like you have never seen it before – easy to flick through but also engaging enough to study – information that comes to life in your hands and your eyes.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007492893
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 950 g
Dimensions: 252 x 195 x 26 mm


‘Unbelievably brilliant’ – Vogue ‘(a) terrific compendium of visual information’ – Shortlist ‘thought-provoking, lovingly crafted and informative; a handsome book that anyone would be grateful to receive’ – The Independent on Sunday ‘In this intriguing book, David McCandless presents a cavalcade of compelling and colourful graphics, each one innovative in its attempt to offer a new perspective on some of our most pervasive twenty-first century obsessions’ – Time Out ‘Stunning’ – The Sunday Times ‘thought-provoking, lovingly-crafted and informative; a handsome book that anyone would be grateful to receive’ Picked as one of the best science books of the year in Arts & Books, Independent on Sunday ‘What David McCandless has done is genius… dry data is transformed into small pieces of pop art that engage so much you end up learning more, without realising it. The ideal encyclopaedia for the information age.' Red Handed

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“Simply awesome”

My sister first spotted this book when she was on the underground and ended up reading it over a stranger's shoulder and had to ask where he had found such a beautiful book. Since then I have bought 3 copies for... More

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“Addictive information!”

It says information is beautiful, and it really is...I love the way putting the information into a diagram can bring clarity to all sorts of subjects- My favourite today is International Number ones- because every... More

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