From Data to Sign - Infographics Essentials

Marketing Institute of Singapore (MIS)

Course introduction

This course will develop your ability to simplify complex data information into aesthetic forms. From Ideation to implementation, you will get to experience the design process and produce interesting visual content using graphic elements.

Course Outline

Day 1

Understanding Sign - Study the basic concept what is the definition of sign, signifiers and signifies.
The Design Process - The design stages which started from research to production.
Readability & Legibility - Understanding typography treatment and hierarchy.
Visual Storytelling with Infographic - Different categories of infographic approach

Day 2

Case Studies – Understanding different types of infographic and it’s functions
Ideation & Planning – participants are required to brainstorm, demonstrate and discuss the concept for their final piece
Execution - using software to implement and produce the final outcome

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Chris Seow

Chris Seow has 15 years of graphic designing experience and is currently the Design Consultant for Modular, a local design firm whose portfolio include clienteles such as Starbuck, Heavenly Rice, Makansutra, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Changi Beach Club, Singapura Finance and Eighteenchefs.

Aside from his consulting work at Modular, Chris is also a part-time lecturer with SIM, Singapore Polytechnic, Becon International and First Media Design School for their diploma/degree programmes on topics relating to Communication Design, Visual Communication & Media Design, Brand Technic and Studio Photography.

Chris holds a Master of Communication Design, Bachelor of Graphic Design and Associate Diploma of Applied Design, all conferred by the prestigious Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia).