The David McCandless Collection

9780008127367: The David McCandless Collection

A unique two-set edition of David McCandless’s bestselling infographic books Information is Beautiful and Knowledge is Beautiful

David McCandless is the undisputed king of infographics, and his first book, Information is Beautiful, became an instant classic when first published. Packed with visually stunning displays in David’s unique signature style, it presented facts as they had never been seen before, making information more meaningful, entertaining – and beautiful.

Taking infographics to the next level, David’s new book, Knowledge is Beautiful, is an endlessly fascinating spin through the world of visualized data, which offers a deeper, more wide-ranging look at the world and its history.

Covering a vast number of subjects, including science, power, money, health, space, art, thought and dogs – yes, dogs – these stunning books are guaranteed to dazzle you and enrich your understanding of the world. Together, they form the ultimate encyclopedia of our Information Age.

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‘Unbelievably brilliant’ Vogue

‘(A) terrific compendium of visual information’ Shortlist

‘In this intriguing book, David McCandless presents a cavalcade of compelling and colourful graphics, each one innovative in its attempt to offer a new perspective on some of our most pervasive twenty-first century obsessions’ Time Out

‘Stunning’ Sunday Times

‘Thought-provoking, lovingly-crafted and informative; a handsome book that anyone would be grateful to receive’ Picked as one of the best science books of the year in Arts & Books, Independent on Sunday

About the Author:

David McCandless is an award-winning writer and journalist. His work has appeared in over 30 magazines in the UK and the US and all over the web. He has worked as creative consultant for Orange and the BBC and writes about the Internet, underground culture and ‘anything interesting’ for Wired and The Guardian.

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