“Defined as “graphic visual representation of data, knowledge or information,” Infographics are being used in a variety of ways to tell a story.
Like everything on the web, the ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Infographics are all too apparent. Whether you use software such as Adobe Illustrator or use free infographic creator tools, knowing the do’s and don’ts of Infographic design is key.
Here are some suggestions on how to design your information to be heard, felt, seen and acted on:
1, Define your goals.
2. Research your data and provide fair and balanced information.
3. Sketch your page so the information provides unity, variety and hierarchy.
4. Choose your colors and fonts wisely.
5. Match your graphic or visual element to the purpose of your content.
6. Make your content sharable.
Read the full article to find out more about these suggestions and additional links to infographic information and resources.”
Via Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose), Juliet Chen