7. Designing Your Infographics

After taking some time to synthesize your information, you have a few ways to bring an infographic idea to life. Two basic ways to approach the creation of your infographics are in-house and outsourcing.

This chapter reviews the infographic do-it-yourself (DIY) option as well as some things to consider if you decide to hire a designer to help you create your infographics.

The Critics

Before getting into the nuts and bolts of in-house versus outsourced design, let’s address the subject of criticism.

A healthy amount of discourse always seems to arise when it comes to the subject of design. Regardless of the medium or skill level involved, inevitably a person or group (motivated by theory, taste, or ego) deems a design ...

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