Published December 1999
by Science Pr .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||590|
New Series: ISOTYPE Books Presenting facts through data is not a recent idea. Otto and Marie Neurath created ISOTYPE in the s and then ran their ISOTYPE Institute for more than two decades. During that time, they created charts for a wide variety of publications. ISOTYPE Book: Florence, Only An Ocean Between The book Only An Ocean Between by Lella Secor Florence contains some of the most iconic ISOTYPE charts. It was published in , as part of a small series called America and Britain. Unlike some other ISOTYPE books, this one (and the other two in the series) advertise the charts right on the cover. From Hieroglyphics to Isotype includes an appendix showing examples from Neurath's extensive collection of visual material. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: From until his death in December , Austrian sociologist Otto Neurath worked tirelessly on numerous versionsof an innovative visual autobiography entitled From Hieroglyphics to , sixty-five years later, comes the first publication of his full 4/5(19).
The original idea for a book about the internal workings of everyday objects came from Otto Neurath. 'Modern implements', he said, 'present themselves usually in boxes, therefore one has to look into the boxes to know how they work'. His ideas were presented in a mock-up for a book proposal 'Just boxes'. Although the majority of materials produced by the IZOSTAT Institute were for use within the USSR, it also published items for the purposes of overseas propaganda. The image above is taken from The Second Five-Year Plan in construction (), an English-language book that contains a translation of the 'resolution of the XVII congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on the reports. Continuing the ISOTYPE Legacy: 6,7 Marie Neurath Sketch and book cover via Isotype Revisited: 7: The ISOTYPE team, interrupted by Austrian political upheaval in , moved to The Hague in The Netherlands. By the team had created a name for their new symbol language, ISOTYPE. ISOTYPE Book: Mackenzie, The Vital Flame The first book in the new series on ISOTYPE books is The Vital Flame by Compton Mackenzie, published by The British Gas Council in It contains 42 color photographs and five ISOTYPE charts, with a nice variety of different topics and styles. A Bit of Context.
Bringing together the latest research, this book is the first comprehensive, detailed account of its subject. The Austrian, Dutch, and English years of Isotype are described here freshly and extensively. There are chapters on the notable extensions of Isotype to Soviet Russia, the USA, and Africa. From hieroglyphics to Isotype | book launch December 'Isotype: international picture language' now open December ; Isotype at the V&A November 'Isotype revisited' in Progetto grafico November ; From hieroglyphics to Isotype: published! September ; To Kirchberg and back August ; Back to basics July 'Isotype books. The first Isotype in the book is a map of Great Britain, which includes the whole of England, Scotland, and Wales, but not Northern Ireland. It . Isotype: international picture language. 10 December to 13 March Victoria & Albert Museum, London The exhibition Isotype: international picture language was a collaboration between 'Isotype revisited' and the V&A.. Preparations for the exhibition began .