Infographics are a great way of getting your message across to your audience. Whether it is facts and figures, a 'How To…' guide, safety information, educational and entertainment articles or general notices an infographic is designed to present information in a highly visual and informative manner.
Infographics can be simple icons or complex page layouts containing a plethora of information. Either way, the key aspect is to get the message across in the desired manner whether this intended to be a quick glance or an aesthetically pleasing and entertaining method to keep the reader engaged.
Infographics can make a presentation more engaging and my infographics incorporate all disciplines of visual imagery utilising Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, 3D Design and Photography.
Infographics can even be animated to make them eye-catching and more noticeable. Animated content can be used on websites as web compliant HTML5 animations or as video sequences for social media and video productions.
Likewise animated infographics are effective as an explainer for a product, service or advertisement.
Graphs and charts play an important role within the area of Infographics. Bespoke graphs and charts can be designed as static imagery for print and web. In addition to this bespoke graphs and charts can also be created as animated content for video and social media utilising graphics, illustration and 3D design.
Roughly how many, if any, books have you read over the last 3 months?
Interactive static or animated graphs and charts can be produced for your website in the similar fashion to the examples displayed immediately above and below. These can be designed to relay live information and values from your ever changing database or spreadsheet systems. You can simply update your own spreadsheet and the statistics can be updated live on your own website.
Do you think you could or could not swim 25 meters (the length of most British pools), unaided and without stopping?
If you saw a favourite celebrity who was eating out with their friends or family, would you ask for a selfie?
There are many different charts and graph types that can be used in this way, the examples above are only a few of the wide range of visual charts and graphs available.
Highly stylised chart types that can be created typically consist of bar charts, spider charts, polar charts, line charts, pie charts and doughnut charts to name a few.