APPROACHES OF DESIGNERS IN THE DEVELOPED EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES OF INFOGRAPHICS’ DESIGN PROCESSES

Serkan Yildirim

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Infographics enable users to receive information by using various visuals such as texts, pictures, drawings, diagrams, graphs and so on in an organized structure. The use of infographics, which can be designed in different platforms from visual design programs to web environment developed specifically for the creation of infographics, in the learning environments becomes more widespread. The number of studies investigated design processes and view of designers in regard with infographics that are commonly used in the learning environments is very limited. In this study, views and approaches of designers in regard with infographics design process for educational purposes are presented. A total of 64 participants including 35 female and 29 male participated in the study. The results of the study show that female and male have similar understanding in terms of copyright, publicity, references, design preferences, production environments and production processes. On the other hand, designers have different approaches and preferences in terms of design concept, design process, readability level, sharing and contribution to the personal development, visual components, colors, information sources, themes and quality perception. 

 

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infographics, infographic design, preferences of infographics designers, Infographic designer, Infographic designers' approaches

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