DIY Design Advice for Newbie Infographic Arteests!

There are a wide range of tools and techniques to present large datasets in graphics. From excel to tableau, powerpoint, and photoshop, and more. Even so, principles for deisgn stay the same. Many are common sense – like simplicity, and keeping it clean and not cluttered.  Here is a link to key design concepts for newbies.

 

http://datadrivenjournalism.net/resources/the_propublica_nerd_blog_presents_design_principles_for_news_apps_graphics

What kind of house do you get for $650K?

The NZ Herald had a great idea.

Provide an international comparison of the type of house you could get for $650 K NZ.

They compared Auckland with other locations in NZ. This is what the infographic looked like.

Distance makes $650k go further

Here is the international comparison:

Take off terror

A shame really cos it is really the bare minimum. So what I would have done:

# had a graphic that shows the key differences – landspace, rooms, local amenities’

Just saying…