Who should attend
This course beginner to intermediate level, and is ideal for anyone with information to communicate visually. This course would be of interest to designers who want to develop their knowledge and experience of infographic design. You may also work with information for policy, business, campaigns or be responsible for commissioning design work.
About the course
Infographics work visually - conveying complex information quickly, persuasively and in an engaging way. This course takes you through the process of turning your raw data into a compelling visual story which speaks clearly to your audiences. You will learn how to understand your dataset, develop different narratives for different audiences, frame your story in visual form and tailor it to your audience to maximise the impact of your design.
Each week you will be given a different project task to complete in your own time and then, upload the following week for constructive and personal feedback during the live session.
- History and theory behind Infographic Design
- Narrative and sequence
- Identifying intention
- Charting best practice
- Information Design and hierarchies of information
Please note that this course does not provide instruction in using computer programs and knowledge of graphic design computer programmes is not required to complete the projects.
By the end of the course you will be able to
- Apply Information Design theory to your designs
- Understand what makes for best practice in Infographics
- Generate your ideas through professional techniques such as wire-framing
- Incorporate narratives into your Infographic designs
Why choose a CSM online learning short course?
Our online learning short courses allow you to experience Central Saint Martins wherever you are in the world. Additionally all CSM Online Short Courses include:
- Live sessions with expert
- Lesson recordings
- Practical assignments
- Personal feedback
- VLE with course content
- Forums for support
- 3 months online access
- CSM Certificate upon completion
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.