Understand visual storytelling and create tailor-made data infographics


Visual storytelling is one of the hottest trends in research and insight; partly because we live in an information-loaded era, and partly because clients and consumers want information that is high impact, easy to understand and easy to share.

In our day-to-day lives as researchers, we don’t often have the opportunity to be creative or artistic with our data. But following the movement towards visuals and ‘data storytelling’ this workshop demonstrates how to think creatively about data and even be playful with findings and communications through high-spec visuals.

The workshop provides everything you need to know about insight visualisation, including the process of going from raw data to visualisations and the top ten things that work well. Through hands-on Photoshop training, you will use your own data to create a digital infographic relevant to your topic of choice or your work. It’s a day of learning-by-doing, with a good mix of hands-on training, examples and theory.

Learning outcomes
  • The Top 10 elements that work well with visualisations
  • The A.I.M. approach: leveraging your understanding of audience and impact to inform the visualisation medium
  • Best practices and processes to go from a set of stats to an infographic
  • Design principles to build your skills in creatively presenting your data/message
  • What works, and why, in producing high impact, informative and shareable infographic design
  • An introduction to Photoshop that will sharpen your visual presentation toolkit – leaving with a digital infographic developed by you with the support of expert facilitators
“Very good introduction to the area.”

Elena Gillies, Welcome Trust - London
10 February 2017

“Creative and stimulating.”

Catherine Evans, MindMover
20 June 2016

“Very useful.”

Sharah Chalkley, Skopos London
20 June 2016

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