Coffee Shop Visits

This is one of my favorite coffee shops back home. The cafe’s focus is on healthful, organic beverages and treats. The coffee beverages are very unique, unlike drink choices I’ve seen anywhere else. I can get a drink such as a lavender latte, or an earl grey latte. The interior of the shop is very…

Social Issue Research

Textual Research: Define Qualitative data is not numerical. Quantitative data is measurable data. Infographics are information that is represented in a visual way. Data visualizations are shifted more towards quantitative data, primarily using digits and numbers. Data can be presented using text only, only visuals, or a combination of these. It can be presented on…

Bad Infographics and Data Visualizations

http://www.startyourfirstonlinebusinessforfree.com Oliur; http://theultralinx.com/2012/01/graphic-designers-road-map-design-101-infographic/ http://thecuddlykoalawhale.deviantart.com/art/Elements-Principles-of-Design-213468740 http://infographiclist.com/2012/03/30/graphic-design-social-media-vs-print-infographic/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed  Vari Longmuir; http://www.buttercupink.com http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/04/02/a-rough-guide-to-spotting-bad-science/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C6CZMO4/ref=cm_sw_r_awd_5NGyvb1PT09FG http://prince.org/msg/7/425105?pg=207 Mike Nudelman; http://www.thisisinsider.com/how-you-know-when-your-food-has-gone-bad-2016-8 http://the13thblackcat.deviantart.stfi.re/art/How-To-Draw-Unguligrade-Bipeds-IE-Hoofed-People-344060032?sf=navazrv There are a few common elements that make these unsuccessful. Many only make use of one main color, with different shades of that color. Most of them also have poor use of visuals, which are either grainy looking, or don’t…

Data Visualizations

Stefanie Guerra; https://www.behance.net/gallery/29746987/The-more-the-merrier-Dataviz-for-wsd2015-challenge http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/news/81-weather-in-eindhoven Valerio Pellegrini; http://visualoop.com/blog/90282/this-is-visual-journalism-134 Paul Butt; http://signal-noise.co.uk/thinking/over-in-less-than-a-second The four data visualizations above represent the data in a similar way. They represent it in a circular way, with bits of the data stemming out from the center. I picked these examples, because I liked the use of  in the background, and I thought the distribution…

Infographics

 Ruth Arellano; https://gimmebar.com/view/4e6fc4862e0aaa7f3400000f I like this infographic because the colors draw the viewer in. It is not laid out in only a vertical or horizontal way, but the readers eye can jump easily from section to section. It is clear and purposeful.  Brian Lonsdale; http://blog.visme.co/visual-brand-storytelling/ The use of type over image is very effective in this….