A Map Of The World Gestalten Amazon


EFFECT

caused by interdependence of color: On the left are yellow circles of equal diameter which touch each other and fill out a white square. There is a black dot in its center. On the right is an empty white square, also with a centered black dot. Each is on a black background. After staring for half a minute at the left square, shift the
focus suddenly to the right square. Instead of the usual color-based afterimage that would complement the yellow circles with blue, their illusion double, reversed afterimage is sometimes called contrast reversal. fantastic Design Matters conversation soundcloud.com
Danilowitz, Chief Curator at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation albersfoundation.org
far-reaching legacy and his fundamental contributions to our

everyday understanding of color: brainpickings.org


INFOGRAPHICS



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spanning everything from happiness to sports to space to gender politics, and including a contribution by friend-of-Brain Pickings Wendy MacNaughton introduction by none other than DAVID BYRNE. Accompanying each image is an artist statement that explores the data, the choice of visual representation, and why it works. Byrne, who knows a thing or two about creativity brainpickings.org
and has himself produced

some delightfully existential infographics brainpickings.org
writes: Byrne addresses the healthy skepticism many of us harbor towards the universal potency of infographics, reminding us that the medium is not And, indeed, at the heart of the aspiration to cultivate a kind of visual literacy so critical for modern communication. Here are a few favorite pieces from the book that embody that ideal of intelligent elegance and beautiful revelation of truth:


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