Information Design & Visual Storytelling

Task

Convert a set of statistics into something that can be easily understood by as wide an audience as possible.

We have to do this using the worldwide death penalty stats

Examples of nicely displayed statistics

The newyork times created made a digital graph of how different groups spend their days

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/07/31/business/20080801-metrics-graphic.html?_r=0

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http://www.gestalten.tv/

It is better to remember simplified pictures than to forget accurate figures- Otto Newrath

http://www.gerdarntz.org/

Gerd Arntz is the guy who designed a lot of every day road signs and airport signs we see. They are easy to understand in every language.

Otl Atcher is another guy who is interesting, he was a german designer who created signs to do with sports, such as swimming and hockey.

 

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