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5 keys to a great infographic

The demand for infographics has shifted into high gear. Companies are requesting designers to create these attention-getting images to make information more succinct and easy to convey to their users. And as a bonus, infographics are also great resource for business promotion.

The folks at lynda.com have put together a tutorial outlining the five keys to a great infographic. In this tutorial, Mordy Golding explores five elements of effective infographic design—contrast, hierarchy, accuracy, relevance, and truth—and explains each element’s role.

Here is a quick look:

The complete course duration is 4 hours and 16 minutes long and covers the basics of what goes into creating an infographic. Find it on http://www.lynda.com/member.aspx.

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