Mon. 8-31 Challenge #1 Info graphics
Content research: Types of data
Designs (Information based) not your subject matter
á Styles: gather visual samples of various styles such as banners, typefaces used in other information graphics. Examine those and model techniques and formal attributes. Think about color palette and consistency of layout elements 01
á Systems: Data Visualization, diagram, collect samples of various systems for presenting information. Analyze and dissect how and why these particular systems work for the subject matter chosen.
á Format: Look at the various ways to deliver that information. Poster, banner, brochure, billboard, or motion based.
Subject matter (not information design) other ways people have presented this subject matter
á Formats/media - how have people presented your subject matter in other ways besides information graphics.
á Perspectives - what are the different sites to the subject matter?
Read this article: The Anatomy Of An Infographic
Phase 1- Content research and visual research – (due Wednesday )
á Provide 3 different subject matters you want to focus on.
á Write in your notebook or type out all your information.
á Compile everything to show the instructor.
Phase 2- Sketches
Begin to start making sketches. You should have several ideas to show instructor.
Wed. 9-02 Challenge #1 Info graphics
Professor will meet groups of students to find out their message.
CLASS: While you are waiting please do the following:
Go through the homework (Number 1 & 2)
2. Research and begin to sketch out icons for your infographs.
You can start here:
3. Put your outline together in written form, but do it simultaneously with your research, references and sketches.
Notebook should have the following:
Output (Poster, website, brochure, etc)
Layout structure (this is the design format: timeline, chart,
Samples of sketches from infographic designersÕ notebooks.
Second level detail sketch:
Phase 1- Content research and visual research
2. Read this article:
3. Compiling your subject matter in written form
á Make an outline (Like writing a paper)
á Message/Thesis - What do you want people to know?
á Supporting content - Details about the subject matter.
á Take action - Give them something to do. Provide instruction or more information. Use this as a marketing tool.
á Sponsor(s) - Who will sponsor this infograph and why?
Phase 2- Notebook Sketches due in 1 week
A detailed sketch will show all the
specifics. (See to the left on those specifics)
This is a graded deadline. Anyone with out these items will be docked pay/grade.