Full disclosure: I love layout design. Give me a complex presentation or an annual report any day. I thrive on setting out large bodies of text or brainstorming the best flow for complicated ideas. For me, it's at the heart of my love of graphic design - communication.
Whether you create original icons or select from stock, a designer can bring expertise on providing your organization the right assets to elevate your message and avoid confusion. This week, we look at examples of icons and some tips to keep in mind when creating your own.
At its base definition, an infographic is a visual presentation of information. In the Age of Data, you see infographics everyday. They're on your Pinterest board or Facebook feed. They may pop up in a commercial or print ad. Classrooms and textbooks use them. In the US, the next time your nightly news cuts to a map outlining red and blue states, you'll be looking at an infographic.