Visual Storytelling Through Infographics

Preparing the Digital File

A course by Catalina Plé , Information designer

Information designer. Seattle, United States.
Joined August 2021

Unleash your creativity with visual storytelling and tell your stories through infographics.

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About the video: Preparing the Digital File

Overview

“You will have to find the most common print sizes in your area (US sizes are different from the rest of the world, but you can find similar proportions). I will define stroke widths, typefaces, general guides, minimum sizes, etc. In the end, you will have everything ready to go and make an effective workflow.”

In this video lesson Catalina Plé addresses the topic: Preparing the Digital File, which is part of the Domestika online course: Visual Storytelling Through Infographics. Unleash your creativity with visual storytelling and tell your stories through infographics..

Partial transcription of the video

“In the last lesson, we made a low fidelity version of our infographic. In this lesson, we are going to make the digital file. Let's do it. So now that we have our sketch, it's time to work in Illustrator. The first thing that we're going to do in order to have everything organized and clear is create our file. So if your plan is to print your infographic, I recommend that you look at the printing sizes in your area. Normally, American printing sizes are different than the rest of the world. So in this case, because we're based in the US, I have looked for printing sizes. I recommend to go f...”

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Course summary for: Visual Storytelling Through Infographics

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (20)
  • 1875 students
  • 4 units
  • 11 lessons (1h 22m)
  • 4 downloads
  • Category

    Design, Illustration
  • Software

    Adobe Illustrator
  • Areas

    Digital Illustration, Graphic Design, Infographics

Catalina Plé

A course by Catalina Plé

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Information designer

Catalina Perez, also known as Catalina Ple, is an accomplished information designer with over a decade of experience in translating complex concepts into visually compelling graphics. With a diverse background working alongside scientists, researchers, and various clients, Catalina's expertise lies in creating infographics that bridge the gap between aesthetics, practicality, and ethics.

Having collaborated with esteemed organizations such as Stamen Design and GoodRX, Catalina has honed her skills in visualizing health-related issues, data visualization, and visual storytelling. Her unique style blends data visualization techniques with everyday drawings, resulting in captivating and engaging visuals.

Throughout her career, Catalina has worked on notable projects for clients like Wire, Dropbox, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Saildrone, and Oil for Change International. Her work has been featured in exhibitions, publications, and online platforms, earning her recognition in the field of information design.


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Visual Storytelling Through Infographics. Design & Illustration course by Catalina Plé

Visual Storytelling Through Infographics

A course by Catalina Plé
Information designer. Seattle, United States.
Joined August 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (20)
  • 1875 students