Information Design: Turning Location Based Ideas into Infographics
By now, everyone knows what an infographic is. But do you ever find yourself mindlessly scrolling through tumblr or fffound, wondering why they work so well, and how they look so good? While there’s no formula to making a successful graphic, this class will help guide students down the path of understanding how to create basic data visualizations.What You’ll LearnInspiration, Tools, and Sketches. We’ll answer questions like, what makes a great map, how to think about the data in a visual way and how to proceed with looking at your data sets.Bringing Sketches to Life. We’ll start to put pen to paper (or in this case, pen tool to artboard!) and get the most out of your work-time.?Visual Design. We’ll show you how to take a set of data from numbers to a finished, published piece of artwork for a client.