Tag Archives: infographic design

Planning the Layout for an Infographic Design

Since we resided in caves, we relied on symbols and imagery to communicate. We still depend on visuals to quickly transmit information, however, instead of painting on hard, dusty cave walls we are now communicating information through data visualizations and infographics. HOW Design University would like to help artists design beautiful infographics for the...

Infographic Design and the Office Mousepad

Tired of mouse pads that just sit there, not filling you mind with tasty trivia nuggets? So starts one of the most fun holiday-time gifts the HOW staff received this season. While I would normally insist that the delicate art of mouse pad design went out of fashion in the late ’90s, this mouse...

Howkapow’s New Tea Towels with Food Infographics

Howkapow’s designs and newest items always grab my attention, and some of their new summer products made me think about infographic design in a different way. Their new tea towels are covered with food-related facts and information you’d need to brew the perfect cup of tea or coffee. While these towels aren’t relaying percentages...

Taylor Design Creates Interactive Annual Report

Developing an interactive annual report design that wows is quite a feat. Taylor Design‘s 2012 Giving Report for the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, however, is nothing short of inspired. The website features illustrations from Andrew Bannecker, infographics, volunteer profiles, maps, videos with employees using three words to explain how they would improve healthcare (“have...

Graphic Design News: May 16-June 6

Here’s a recap of the industry news you may have missed: Adobe Acquires Ideacodes On May 28, Adobe Systems announced it had acquired Ideacodes, a San Francisco-based creative consultancy specializing in design and user experience for a variety of digital products. The new acquisition comes on the heels of Adobe’s announcement that it will...

Infographics: The Power And The Pitfalls

Designer and blogger Josh Smith interviews Deroy Peraza, one of principals of Hyperakt (a firm known for its infographics) about the pitfalls of this powerful communication tool. JOSH SMITH: At Hyperakt you have a mission to ‘do good’ for the world, usually working for nonprofits or art institutions. How does this relates to infographics?...