3.5 Big Graphics
In this lesson, we’ll talk about those huge infographics that seem to be sprouting up all over the web. You mainly see these on the web, because space is unlimited. But there are some graphics that take that to an extreme. I made a graph out of some big graphics and a couple of them were too big to even fit! The biggest one tops out at over 16,000 pixels deep. The trend toward bigger and longer is so popular now, there are several parody graphics out there. And even though these are meant to be funny, they make some valid points about some of the cliches and mistakes that designers often seem to make.
- Don’t use subjective words or shocking statistics.
- If you have an agenda, be upfront about it.