Project: Information graphics

Information graphics seem to be an recent design trend, that’s growing in popularity. After doing a little bit of research into the area, it’s clear that many big company’s are utilising Infographics as part of their advertising campaign.

I collated some examples of Infographics on my Graphic Design board in Pinterest:

I was surprised by the breadth of different styles and approaches to infographics. A good example of this breadth of styles and approaches to creating infographics can be seen in the work of ‘Collumn Five’:

Their info-graphics range from traditional approaches, like pie charts or graphs to photography, illustrations of inside buildings using food etc. They seem to create all of their content on their website in infographic form.

Examples of Column Five Infographics:

spices visual storytelling

Inside the mind of anthony weiner infographic

Well Balanced Blog Infographic

Childrens Classroom Info graphic

A couple of other websites which had a strong emphasis on Infographic designs were:

Visual News have a dedicated category within their site for addressing data visualisation:

I then moved onto looking at the first exercise within this project…

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