2017 Design Resolution: Let’s Reclaim The Infographic
Posted by The Content Council member: Imprint.
In the last few years, we seem to have lost control of a common definition of infographics. We’re seeing more graphical treatments of text, masquerading as infographics, yet fewer interpretive stories of data analysis. There are a number of reasons for this. The rise in visual communication tools, like emojis, Instagram and Snapchat have led to a proliferation of ways that people communicate what was once only written content. These communication tools are great, and are making everyone feel like an information-designer-lite.