Visual Design Principles Discussion

Points for in class discussion

  • How hard is it to remove too much information
  • removes a lot of context clues

In Class discussion

  • Hand drawn… Not joking
  • Bus maps might remove too much information, might not provide enough to let you know what is at a location
  • Counting number of streets, removing the details could easily mess someone up.
  • User testing showed an advantage with the maps
  • Removal of data can easily remove too much context
  • putting together furniture and the tourist map best applications
  • The furniture diagram seems biased
  • Studies lacked information
  • Artistic value of the visualization
  • Computers can easily miss the important details
  • GPS aren't expensive anymore… is this a software for a different era
  • Famous things
    • London underground map
    • Tufte