Tips for designing infographics

Infographic sketch

Looking for tips on making infographics? This Fast Company review of a recent book on the subject might get your ideas flowing.

Infographic Designer’s Sketchbooks offers 73 case studies from noted infographic designers, along with their comments. Fast Company’s review offers an annotated carousel of images from the book.

Although, as the review states, there are no rule for creating infographics, there was one comment repeated in several quotes from designers: start by sketching on paper. “Many graphics look deceptively simple, but great visualizations aren’t whipped up in an instant; they’re planned impeccably, as these sketchbooks reveal.”

(Infographic Designer’s Sketchbooks and other books mentioned in this blog are available in the bookstore.)

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