Project 1 Information Graphic: First draft of visual solution


Week 7 Monday 10/23/23

Getting Started

Before moving to this stage, make sure you have:

  1. Refined your thesis statement. All components of your design solution should support your thesis statement, keep revising
  2. Collected, organized and written your content
  3. Found some examples of professional work that can serve as inspiration and reference
  4. Developed a few sketches and settled on the one that gives you a clear plan forward and supports your thesis statement
  5. Experimented with a grid structure
  6. Started to develop the visual assets (graph, charts, images and photos) that you will need to visualize the piece.
  7. Settled on a typeface that is functional and in style with your peice

Document Specs

Set up the document in InDesign. Chunk your outline into sections and lay them out within your decided gird.

  • >> InDesign Template Working with a grid
  • Tabloid Poster – 11×17 inches (Vertical layout)
  • Margin: 0.5”
  • Bleed: 0.25”
  • Set up a grid
  • Gutter: .025”

Optional: You can choose to work larger – 20″ x 30″

Design Draft

Your fist draft should be designed in InDesign. Make sure you have a grid set up within your layout