Designing and managing information is crucial in the contemporary environment. There is simply too much out there. The contributors in this volume explore the meaning and value of information and offer strategies for improving the chances that messages will reach their intended audiences. Articles investigate several key issues: tailoring information to the needs of users; integrating computer and other media in the delivery and manipulation of information; the ever-present significance of graphics in the information world; and prototypes as essential carriers of information in the innovation and development processes.
Passing the word -The Essential Role of Design in Making Sense of Information Nonsense
The Pebble in the Pond
Information Packaging: A Next Step for the Computer as a Communications Tool
Designing the OSF/Motif Graphical User Interface
Mapping the New World Order
Measuring the Value of Corporate and Brand Logos
Alvin H. Schechter
The Impact of Type in Publication Design
Tremors of Change: Rethinking Corporate Visual Standards
Audience-Driven Communications Development
The Culture(s) of Prototyping
What Is Multimedia, and Why Should We Be Interested?
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