Thursday, January 25, 2007

Information Design: Making the Complex Understandable

The map of the London subway system is held up as a masterpiece and effective example of the power of designing information.

Harry Beck in 1931 took the complexity of a vast transportation system and organized it into a simple presentation that enabled understanding of the relationships between discrete parts of the system (locations) to the whole.

Information-Interaction-Sensorial Design Theory

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