Professor Maria Lonsdale publishes latest book - Information Visualisation: From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back
Professor Maria Lonsdale has published her latest book on Information Visualisation, cutting through the noise to communicate information with clear, efficient, and engaging visualisations.
Taking the reader on a journey through a full range of different types of visualisations including infographics and motion graphics, Information Visualisation: From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back:
Explains the underlying principles behind information visualisation, including the science of visual perception and cognition
Provides easy-to-digest guidelines that bring research and best practice together
Showcases a range of real-world applied examples, and outlines the do’s and don’ts of different approaches
Shows how to use research methods to design with and for your target audience.
Cover for Information Visualisation: From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back
Professor Maria Lonsdale is Head of the School of Design and a Professor in Information and Communication Design, having taught design theory and practice, and research methods for design in higher education, both in Portugal and in the UK since 1997.
She has worked as a design practitioner since 1996, having established her own design studio (in partnership) at the time.
Professor Lonsdale’s main areas of research are Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design and Typographic Design.
Her research is notable in the field of Design for its interdisciplinary nature, with collaboration across sectors such as Healthcare, National and Global Security, Education.