Illustrations talking about books and e-books

I created a pinterest board showing some images talking about illustrated books, digital vs print, and some other things related to the research. See the board: http://www.pinterest.com/soyrodo/digitalbook-studies/

Some images:

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How to make data look sexy

Today, visualization has the potential to become a mass medium. Engagement — grabbing and keeping the attention of a viewer — is the key to its broader success. The clearest, most precise graphic in the world communicates nothing if nobody looks at it.

Viegas Fernanda, Wattenberg Martin. (2011) How to make data look sexy. CNN. Retrieved from: http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/04/19/sexy.data/index.html

 

PARENTS WILL SPEND £3 BILLION IN TECH GADGETS FOR THEIR KIDS THIS CHRISTMAS

More than eight in ten parents (84%) will splash out £243 on electronic gifts for their kids this Christmas – almost a fifth (16%) will spend more than £400…

uSwitch. (2013, November 25)Parents will spend over £3 billion on tech gadgets for their kids this Christmas. Retrieved from: http://www.uswitch.com/media-centre/2013/11/parents-will-spend-over-3-billion-on-tech-gadgets-for-their-kids-this-christmas/

THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK: A SURVEY OF GENRES

Some historic facts about the illustrated bookand self publishing.

Since the scrolls of ancient Egypt, people have used images with text. The styles have evolved with changes in technology. Wood engraving, etching, lithography, and photography have been used to illustrate everything from travel books and encyclopedias to industrial product catalogs and scientific treatises. Contemporary artists discover new ways to express metaphors which are relevant to our era. Exhibit categories include…

http://colophon.com/gallery/minsky/intro.htm

IS IPAD FOR ADULTS OR THEIR CHILDREN?

The idea of tablets as devices for children didn’t come from the manufacturers: it came from parents. Apple’s first iPad in 2010, and the first wave of Android tablets that followed, were aimed at adults…

Dredge (2014, March 10) Apps for children in 2014: looking for the mobile generation. The Guardian. Retrieved from: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/10/apps-children-2014-mobile-generation