Bespoke infographix are a great way to communicate a complex procedure or demonstrate a sequence of events, lively-up a page and avoid a lot of jargon….
When Original Boy’s school class said they were learning about an upcoming solar eclipse, I found a diagram-like comic to be the best way to explain how the sun can hide behind the moon.
Feel free to share and print as widely as you want ~ I’m putting this out under Creative Commons copyright license and there’s a an A3 print-quality pdf here
Well, virtual travel anyway… Award-winning landscape photographer Rod Edwards asked me to do the fun maps for a his 360º road trip project.
We decided to give this a more individual look than most of these sorts of maps, to suit Rod’s distinctive approach to immersive photography.
A very popular method of making graphics emphasise an organisation’s ‘values’, word clouds work even better when the text helps form a visual image…
Back in the stone ages, when I was just a little artist, illustrators’ bread-and-butter-work between big projects was often small, text-breaking, spot images and icons. When colour printing became more affordable, photography replaced a lot of these images, but in recent times, smart companies are deciding that a graphic approach is more flexible and distinctive.
These were for the Brighton & Sussex Medical School prospectus
These were for a children’s literacy programme.
Illustrations such as these are made digitally and can be enlarged to the sizes of a building (should you ever want a graphic to cover a whole building!) or cut out of adhesive vinyl ~ their solid colours and editable qualities make the particularly useful for display graphics in public places.
Newspapers and magazines
Infographics are a brilliant way to explain and condense long text pieces…