Infographics: Production Techniques (402)
Well designed information simultaneously engages the reader and clearly conveys to them the connections, patterns, and stories behind your data.
Graphs and data charts must be informative, but they don't have to be ugly. Regardless of your audience, people are more likely to read and retain something that is visually appealing.
The key to not missing out on the powerful communication benefits of infographics is making your production methods as efficient as possible. TJP&A has been creating quick turn-around, high-quality infographics for its clients for over a decade. Now TJP&A gives you the opportunity to learn our highly-efficient production methods. We’ll show you techniques that deliver speed while not sacrificing the design control necessary for achieving highly professional appearance, unique style and consistent branding.
The class focuses primarily on InDesign with inputs from a variety of sources such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel and PDF files. We’ll cover techniques for quickly creating standard infographic types and enhancing their visual appeal; while examining typical production problems encountered when incorporating graphics from various sources and how to prep files to minimize extra work. We’ll show you how to construct templates to speed future work while providing consistency of branding.
Basic knowledge of InDesign (especially tables, see our InDesign:Tabs & Tables class), and Illustrator.
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