[Design] Free Lynda.com Video: Creating Infographics with Illustrator

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Free Lynda.com Video: Creating Infographics with Illustrator
I try to tell my kids what it was like back in the day before the answers to every question were just a click or tap away. To get information on an obscure topic you’d actually have to get in the car, go to the library, and look in the right books. Gathering information took effort. Today, we have the opposite problem: with our many¬†screens, we’re caught in a blizzard of data, bombarded with facts and figures from every angle. How to make sense of it all and communicate meaning is the job of the designer. And a daunting job that can be! That’s why Tony Harmer’s course, Creating Infographics with Illustrator, is a welcome addition to the¬†Lynda.com offerings. Here’s the official course description: Infographics visualize your data and help to tell the story behind it. In this course, Tony Harmer shows how to design charts, graphs, and other infographic components in Adobe Illustrator. He shares some sources of data that you can use in production, and reveals five key components of a great information design. He then takes you through the various types of tools, charts, and functions that you can use in infographic production, before wrapping up on…

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