Design 4

Stefanie Posavec

“When envisaging a typical data visualizer at work, you’d probably conjure up images of a person slaving over rows of numbers and wrangling spreadsheets. But Denver-born and London-based data designer … Continue reading

2012 February 28 · Leave a comment

Nicholas Felton

Originally posted on Terremoto BCN:
Nicholas Felton spends much of his time thinking about data, charts and our daily routines. He is the author of several Personal Annual Reports that…

2012 February 28 · Leave a comment

Bunpei Yorifuji’s Information Design Rocket Science.

Designer Bunpei Yorifuji has created a wonderful body of work from illustrations and information graphics to books and advertising. Here are a few examples of the kinds of information graphics … Continue reading

2012 February 19 · Leave a comment

Marco Ugolini’s Dark Side of Bananas

Marco Ugolini is an Italian visual artist and graphic designer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He explores territories “in between” graphic design and contemporary art and by doing so, he … Continue reading

2012 February 19 · 1 Comment

Illustrator Kate Bingaman-Burt

As we progress through the semester developing narrative designs, exploring our own visual vocabularies and building a design story for our projects, it is helpful for me to look at … Continue reading

2012 February 19 · 1 Comment

Home Made Is Best (Hembakat är Bäst)

Created by the Swedish design and marketing agency Forsman and Bordenfors, the clean, minimalist design using everyday home food ingredients – eggs, flour, milk, butter, berries, chocolates, nuts and more … Continue reading

2012 February 14 · Leave a comment

Symbols to help India vote.

More photos for an election in India Imagine that you have to design the ballots and voting materials for an election that serves a population of over a billion (1,189,172,906) … Continue reading

2012 February 12 · 1 Comment

Personal Iconography by Patricia Schoenbach

Personal Iconography. via Personal Iconography by Patricia Schoenbach.

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

Personal Pictograms by Cina Rosen

Project 1 – Pictogram FINAL PRODUCT. via Personal Pictograms by Cina Rosen.

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

Emotional Icons by Ashley Kimbrough

Emotion. Our first project in class explored creating a personal pictograph which explore key emotional states. Here is a wonderful example from Ashley Kimbrough, of her illustrative pictographic system that … Continue reading

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

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Welcome to the Design 4 Blog

This blog is for inspiration and education related to the Parsons Design 4 Information Design and Visualization course taught by Andrew Robinson. The objectives of this class are to help students in the Strategic Design Studies program to learn how to create effective information design as a tool for communication. Beauty in form and function, which communicates ideas effectively, is our goal.