Infographics Design Training (May 24, 2021)

14 Infographic Do’s and Dont’s by Visme

Don’t use walls of text. Trim the text to as minimal as possible (especially anything that is not as relevant or can be better/partially expressed in images)

Keep typefaces and font colors to two or three each. You use styles (bold, italics, etc.) to add more variety if you need to.

Keep even margins to make things look clean and professional

Keep repeated elements (borders, boxes, images) the same size when possible. Helps to reduce variety that could clutter the graphic. Remember hierarchy!

Remember optimization.

If using interactivity, don’t go overboard with it. Make sure it’s responsive.

You can use widgets to help build graphs that reflect the numbers in your data.

How to Create an Infographic by Visme

Use narrative. Create a setting that helps to communicate and guide the information you are trying to share.

Try to provide a new angle. It’s more interesting and it will be more useful

Remember the practical value. Why would someone use your infographic? It helps if the graphic is compiling lots of information that would be hard/time consuming to source and makes it easy and simple to process.

Have one key message! It helps orient your design decisions and is easier for a viewer to understand what the graphic is about

It has to be accurate and well-researched. Integrity.