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IXD104: Knowledge Is Beautiful- Book Review

This book by David McCandless is full of incredible work which can inspire me and teach me more about the world of infographics. He provides context to sometimes complex information which plays a big part in understanding ideas. I was intrigued by his style and how he uses imagery and patterns to help visualise data….Continue Reading IXD104: Knowledge Is Beautiful- Book Review

IXD104: Infographic Feedback, Corrections, Final

Feedback During the group critique I received lots of helpful feedback which I will use to improve my infographic. It will also help me moving forward when creating the next section of it. Here is the feedback and suggestions I received: Make the title stand out more by increasing the size The statistics related to…Continue Reading IXD104: Infographic Feedback, Corrections, Final

IXD104: Developing My Infographic

Sketches Now that I had decided on a topic, it was time to start planning. I began by sketching out different ways I could visualise the data. For example, how I could use bar charts, pie charts, illustration, and colour. This gave me a better idea of the style and layout of the infographic. Next,…Continue Reading IXD104: Developing My Infographic

IXD104: Creating more screens (final travel app)

Polar Desert Screen I wanted to include another example showing a different desert. I decided create the polar desert screen as I felt this was the most contrasting from the arid desert I had already created. I began by creating a moodboard which gave me inspiration for my illustration. I also chose a colour pallet…Continue Reading IXD104: Creating more screens (final travel app)

IXD104: Week 10 Reflect

The art of information This week we looked at some more infographic designers and data scientists. I found this useful as it provided me with more sources of inspiration for my project. Brendan Dawes Dawes is a designer who creates some intriguing data visualisation work. Here are some of his pieces: He presents information in…Continue Reading IXD104: Week 10 Reflect

IXD104- Infographic Topic Research

This project involves creating an infographic around the topic of the world around us. There are many different approaches I could take on this, so I created a spider diagram of some of my ideas. My Ideas The one I want to focus on is the environment, specifically the harm we are causing to marine…Continue Reading IXD104- Infographic Topic Research

IXD104: Week 9 Reflect

“Manufactured Fictions in the Age of Instagram” This week’s lecture was all about how people can create fake realities on social media. We also looked at how businesses can use nostalgia for advertising. These days there is technology such as deep fakes and realistic CGI that is continually developing and getting better. Eventually, it will…Continue Reading IXD104: Week 9 Reflect

IXD104: Infographic Research

What is an infographic? They are graphic representations of information/data designed to present information quickly and clearly. It improves understanding of content.   Things to keep in mind: Have an anchor: This connects the information together and makes it flow better. Different approaches: sketch, photography, digital etc. Should present information clearly and quickly Illustrations should…Continue Reading IXD104: Infographic Research

IXD104- Master Apprentice Task

Our next project is all about data visualisation and infographics. We were given the task of reproducing 2 images that included pie charts, graphs etc. as a way of visualising data. My recreations of these can be seen below: Original: My recreation:   Original: My recreation:   This week we were given 2 more images…Continue Reading IXD104- Master Apprentice Task

IXD104- Travel App Development

This post shows the development of my travel app, from initial sketches to creating the first three screens and receiving feedback. Sketches I began sketching my initial design ideas just to get it down on paper and give me an idea of how I wanted it to be laid out. When doing this, I made…Continue Reading IXD104- Travel App Development