SIGIA-L Mail Archives: [Sigia-l] Re: The IA of writing (question)
[Sigia-l] Re: The IA of writing (question)
At 9:47 AM -0700 8/13/02, Beth Berrean wrote:
>Dynamics in Document Design: Creating Texts for Readers by Karen A. Schriver
>(Wiley & Sons 1997)
Not to be repetitive, but this is also a good book, although I've
been told some people find it a little academic in places. The author
is one of those rare designer/writer types who's really good at both,
so she's able to think about the integration of words and visuals in
a way that's not often covered in other books that approach things
from one end or the other.
In the same vein Robert E. Horn's "Mapping Hypertext"
is also excellent -- and attempts to model what he recommends. Don't
be put off by the clip art, it's actually got some great ideas.
Unfortunately, I found his follow-up "Visual Language" to be a bit
disappointing, although most of the (high-powered) reviewers at
George Olsen george_at_interactionbydesign.com
User Experience Architect 310-993-0467
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