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Icons for the people

Issue 78, Winter 2010

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A new V&A display and a book trace the method of visualising data pioneered by Otto Neurath in the…

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Info design for children

28 November 2012

The children’s books produced by Isotype combined child-centred focus with technical accuracy, writes Sue Walker
The Max Parrish Colour Books – described as ‘simple and vivid in colour’ in the publisher’s 1961 catalogue – were designed by Marie Neurath and her team of Isotype designers and artists in the 1950s and 1960s, including Kenneth James, Evelyn Worboys, John Ellis and Barbara Young, writes Sue Walker.