It is well researched and well written with copious well chosen examples.
Lima then describes how to address such complex information in graphs or networks, and outlines how we can better understand such information by visualising it.
All of this makes for something far more sophisticated than a compendium of pretty infographics -- even though aesthetes will be very much satisfied!
Fantastic! i bought this book after the trees of Knowlege book and it is a great work, scientifically and above all from the point of view of art and esthetics. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Elizabeth
Manuel Lima gave a lecture over this book at TCU last week, and I was sold. It really is beautiful to look at and has been a fascinating read thus far.Published 4 months ago by Jill R Deramus
An excellent discourse on the new graphical information the web makes available to, and from, us all. One of the most beautiful books I own. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Susan Eder
Buy this book!
I bought it for my boyfriend who is a financial consultant, big in process Improvement. Read more
Manuel shows us some stunningly beautiful visualizations of rather complex data.
He does not give us guidance for what "makes it work" for the visualizations he... Read more
At first glance, "Visual Complexity" by Manuel Lima looks like just another collection of pretty data visualisations. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jan Stette
This book arrives on a flood of data- perhaps 'blivet' might better describe the approach (see the urban dictionary)- and very nowy web 2. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Ayachima
great book, i like it ...... if your an architecture student you must have this book..... cheap for hard copy book.Published 17 months ago by Feeras shawesh
I am a student of GSAPP at Columbia University. I took a course taught by Professor Laura Kurgen and the studio she taught was Data Visualization. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Tim C. (GSAPP Columbia University)