Part 1. Historical perspectives. 1, Early visualizations of historical time. 2, Images of time. 3, William Playfair and the invention of statistical graphs. 4, Ship navigation. 5, Technical and scientific illustration. 6, The lessons of Isotype for information design. 7, Marie Neurath: designing information books for young people. 8, Future, Fortune, and the graphic design of information. 9, Some documents for a history of information design. 10, Moral visualizations -- Part 2. Theoretical approaches. 11, Graphic literacies for a digital age. 12, Visual rhetoric in information design. 13, Multimodality and genre. 14, Interactive information graphics. 15, Social and cultural aspects of visual conventions in information design. 16, Textual reading on paper and screens. 17, Applying science to design -- Part 3. Cognitive principles. 18, Does my symbol sign work?. 19, Icons as carriers of information. 20, Warning design. 21, Diagrams. 22, Designing static and animated diagrams for modern learning materials. 23, Designing auditory alarms. 24, Design challenges in helping older adults use digital tablets. 25, On-screen colour contrast for visually impaired readers. 26, Contrast set labelling. 27, Gestalt principles. 28, Information design research methods. 29, Methods for evaluating information design. 30, Public information documents -- Part 4. Practical applications. 31, Choosing type for information design. 32, Indexing and information design. 33, When to use numeric tables and why. 34, Wayfinding perspectives. 35, Designing for wayfinding. 36, The problem of 'straight ahead' signage. 37, Park at your peril. 38, Indoor digital wayfinding. 39, Visualizing storyworlds. 40, Exhibitions for learning. 41, Form follows user follows form. 42, Information design & value. 43, The LUNAtic approach to information design. 44, Information design as a (r)evolutionary educational tool. 45, Design + medical collaboration. 46, Developing persuasive health campaign messages. 47, Information design in medicine package leaflets. 48, Using animation to help communication in e-PILs in Brazil. 49. Medical information design and its legislation.