"The BBC's handbooks were published yearly from 1928 to 1987, apart from a two-year break in 1953-1954. Alongside the Annual Report and Accounts, which the BBC is required to submit to Parliament, these handbooks were intended to be a publicly available report of what it did and why."
"Nitsche moved back to Geneva in 1960 where he founded ENI (Erik Nitsche international). He produced pictoral history books; ambitious volumes such as the histories of transportation, aviation, photography, astronomy and chemistry. His largest project was a twenty volume set visualizing the history of music, from classical to jazz, composition to instrumentation. He managed to select and organize great masses of material." http://www.iconofgraphics.com/Erik-Nitsche/
"(1985) Calculated Movements by Larry Cuba is an example of early video art using software developed at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL). The video has a minimalist/ambient original sound piece."
If you’re in search of inspiration, this 'Inspiration Pad' by Brussels based Art Director Marc Thomasset might help. Every page shows a different variation of lines and grids. 32 pages, dimensions 165 x 210 mm, softcover. Buy from here http://www.tmsprl.com/shop.html and see other work here http://www.tmsprl.com/