You want to use as little text as possible because we have language barriers. So when you can provide instruction in a diagram rather than a narrative, you do.

There 10 of these total, but those are sort of the basics.

TELL ME ABOUT YOUR BOOK. It does have some how-to in it, but it's really — it tries to advance the profession of graphic design, communication design, information design by saying, "This is how designers approach something like this. We look at it holistically. We make practical tools. We help people make things better." So it's a little preachy.

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