Design History: Transportation

2 Transportation Peutinger Table A Map of the Roman World towns and roading near Mediterranean, Europe, Anatolia, Egypt, Magreb 4th Century 3 prominent cities: Rome, Constantinople, Antioch only copy lost and copied by monk in Colmar on parchment in 13th century only discovered in 1494 found between leaves of book; 1507 book and map given …

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VizTech: Web, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SVG

readings 1 + 2 Web, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SVG ”HTML Introduction" http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_intro.asp A. Murray, Scott. 2013. Interactive Data Visualization. Ch 3 Technology Fundamentals. http://chimera.labs.oreilly.com/books/1230000000345/ch03.html … WEB The web actually consists of a collection of conversations between web servers and web clients. web clients request, web servers deliver data web servers: Internet-connectd computer running software that …

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VizTech: Git and GitHub

assignment 1 Fork, Edit, Commit, Push: GitHub to Local Device and Back Step-by-step guide Forking this repo Click on the "Fork" button on the top right while logged in to copy this repo to your account. Clone repo to your local machine### Using command line, navigate to a desired folder destination using `cd` or `dir` …

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Hierarchy: Marijuana Labels

A proposed, current typography issue: With the legalization of recreational marijuana in the US, the USDA will need to establish standards and practices in labeling and packaging. Since most growing businesses are not on a national level, a hierarchy in marijuana labels has not been standardized and varies among businesses and state lines. Washington State …

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Letterform Assignment: Edits

To see previous iteration of this project: https://pjodonnel.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/letterform-assignment-black-white-draft/ Final Drafts: Using Impact, a bold geometrically abstract typeface, COMPLETE in caps takes up a full space of text, versus incomplete in lowercase leaving negative space with ascenders and descenders, and the form-background colors where inverted to draw attention to this. The cropping of the composition further emphasizes COMPLETEly shown. …

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Design History: 1 Cosmology & Theological Narrative

1 Cosmology & theological narrative 09.21.15 Alfred Jannoit’s Palace de la Porte Dorée https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palais_de_la_Porte_Dor%C3%A9e facade of a permanent structure for the 1931 Paris International Colonial Exhibition 1960: building became National Museum of African and Oceanic Arts 2007: building became Immigration History Museum Facade is a bas-relief carving, like that of Mexican art commissioned, took ~14 …

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Designing Information: Chapter 5

Designing Information: Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design Joel Katz 2012 Chapter 5: Finding your Way? Movement, Orientation, Situational Geography … 5  Finding your Way? Movement, Orientation, Situational Geography What’s Up? Heads up Heads-up maps, originally developed for pilots to look up and read maps at the same time, orients maps so that …

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Designing Information: Chapter 4

Designing Information: Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design Joel Katz 2012 Chapter 4: Structure, Organization, Type: Hierarchy and Visual Grammar ... 4 Structure, Organization, Type: Hierarchy and Visual Grammar the grid an armature for the structure and organization of information two types Skeletal: straightforward orthogonal grid, evenly spaced Interval: can be unevenly spaced, …

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Small Urban Spaces: Chapter 2 + Chapter 3

The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces William H. Whyte 1980 Chapter 2: Sitting Space Chapter 3: Sun, Wind, Trees, Water ... 2 Sitting Space Most plazas examined were similar: on major avenues, occupied block fronts, near bus stops and transportation options, etc. too great of variance between plazas called for a study No singular …

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Designing Information: Chapter 3

Designing Information: Human Factors and Common Sense in Information Design Joel Katz 2012 Chapter 3:Quantitative Issues: Dimensionality, Comparison, Numbers, Scale 3 Quantitative Issues: Dimensionality, Comparison, Numbers, Scale Information Overload Issue with too much information is that of usability, not accuracy. Completeness is relative to the situation. At some point information eclipses understanding and it no …

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