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graphic designer massimo vignelli has died aged 83

graphic designer massimo vignelli has died aged 83 | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

the italian graphic designer massimo vignelli, passed away tuesday morning the 27th of may, 2014; he was 83. vignelli was one of the field’s true greats and had become synonymous with modern graphic design.

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Fun and Beautiful Maps of the World Made From Signature Regional Foods

Fun and Beautiful Maps of the World Made From Signature Regional Foods | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves have collaborated on a series of food-based country maps composed of signature national ingredients. The typography is by Sarit Melmed.

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Where You Are, by Visual Editions

Where You Are, by Visual Editions | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

If you want something that approaches the idea of maps more personally and imaginatively, however, then you had better turn to British art publishers Visual Editions, who have collaborated with 16 writers and design company Bibliotheque to produce Where You Are, a box of 16 individual maps.

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Edward Tufte forum: Maps moving in time: a standard of excellence for data displays

Edward Tufte forum: Maps moving in time: a standard of excellence for data displays | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

But the Swiss mountain maps - and many other data visualizations - can be extended by moving in time and eventually on 4K or 8K displays. In our video below, note how panning over the Swiss mountain maps 
creates a 3D-reading of the mountains, along with some lovely accidentally-separated-slightly-floating type and a spectacular elevated effect for what may be a ski-lift.

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jug cerovic standardizes metro maps from around the world

jug cerovic standardizes metro maps from around the world | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

french serbian architect jug cerovic has standardized international subway maps with INAT, a guideline developed to unify the global metro network with easy to read and memorize charts.

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The true size of Brazil. - Maps on the Web

The true size of Brazil. - Maps on the Web | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The true size of Brazil. (Seize it—Old European countries inside Brazil.

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An Ingenious Paper Map Zooms In Just Like Google

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It seems that the convenience of GPS-centered, pinch-zoomable digital maps have left good old paper maps behind. That was, until designer Anne Stauche brought some interaction magic back to the paper world.

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