Information Design_Graphic Design

Information Design/Graphic Design

Definition

Information design is the detailed planning of specific information that is to be provided to a particular audience to meet specific objectives.

http://searchcrm.techtarget.com/definition/information-design

 

Career description

An information designer integrates various design aspects of an information solution focusing on its purpose, context of use, and media specific attributes in order to make a difference for people. The result is a solution containing clear, relevant and memorable information. < Bogieland>

http://www.bogieland.com/infodesign_faq.htm

Jobs directly related to the qualification

  • Infrastructure Information Design
  • Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Design Studio Developer
  • Content Designer
  • Web Designer

Websites

www.infodesign.org.uk/

www.benfry.com/

 

People/ Organisations

Ben Fry, Blue Fountain Media, Milton Glaser,

 

Books

Design Basics by S. Pentak, A. Lauer

Graphic Design History by Johanna Drucker, Emily McVarish

 

Bursary Opportunities

Friends of Design, National Arts Council of SA, Eastern Cape Provincial Government, SABC Education