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Data Designing: Creating an Informative Infographic in Illustrator

Rhiannon Fox, Information Designer

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8 Videos (18m)
    • Introduction

    • Datasets

    • Research

    • Icon Development

    • Sketching and Layout

    • Electronic Development

    • Color Development

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Join information designer Rhiannon Fox on her first online teaching opportunity with Skillshare! During this class you'll learn to visualize a small amount of population data in a simple and easy to understand infographic. You will work through understanding your data, learning to tell a story, and how to use a monochromatic color scheme to maintain a visual hierarchy. 

This class is inspired by the growing population of the world and the trends we may see. 

- Understand the data provided (or find your own dataset)
- Develop your visual graphic through research and sketching
- Design a simple and concise infographic

Anyone who is looking to branch out into data visualization or try something new, this is the perfect opportunity to test yourself with a simple yet beautifully put together graphic! 


Adobe Illustrator (with at least a basic knowledge of understanding)

Pen/Pencil & Paper

39 of 43 students recommendSee All

good quick class and gets the message across on how to build data statistical graphics.
Could use more explanation. But a good start.
Miranda Harper


Very straightforward and insightful!





Rhiannon Fox

Information Designer

Rhiannon is a Bermuda based Information Designer, and is new to the SkilShare teaching community!

She is currently pursuing an MSc in Interaction Design & Information Architecture at the University of Baltimore, with several years experience out of Parsons the New School for Design. Her undergraduate thesis has been exhibited internationally, in 2011 at the Global Assessment Research Report for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Geneva, Switzerland, which attracts over 2,...

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