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Information Design for Editorial Infographics

A course by Manuel Bortoletti , Information Designer

Information Designer. Treviso, Italy.
Joined July 2021

Learn to transform any topic, from tech to the environment, into a visual story by designing a clear and engaging infographic with Illustrator and InDesign

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  • 100% positive reviews (159)
  • 6022 students
  • Audio: Italian
  • Italian, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Polish, Dutch

Learn to transform any topic, from tech to the environment, into a visual story by designing a clear and engaging infographic with Illustrator and InDesign

A course by Manuel Bortoletti

Delicate environmental and social situations, historical events, perplexing technological concepts, and intricate anatomical structures...how can you distill complex information on these and other topics to make them accessible for a broader audience? The answer is information design, and more specifically, infographics, which combine data, images, and text to paint a clear picture for readers.

In this online course, learn to create engaging infographics alongside information designer Manuel Bortoletti. With years of experience in the print and publishing industry, Manuel has collaborated on projects for major newspapers and magazines like La Repubblica, The New York Times T Brand Studio, and The Economist. He teaches you how to unpack a complex topic of your choice and transform it into an easy-to-understand visual story.

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What will you learn in this online course?

29 lessons & 30 downloads

The Grid: a Liberating Rule
12 minutes, 36 seconds
Typography in Infographics
8 minutes, 10 seconds
The Brief 1
15 minutes, 54 seconds
The Brief 2
13 minutes, 35 seconds
Create the Layout in InDesign 1
19 minutes, 14 seconds
Draw the Contents on Paper
4 minutes, 28 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (159)
  • 6022 students
  • 29 lessons (7h 1m)
  • 30 additional resources (13 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Italian
  • Italian, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Design an infographic about a topic related to science, technology, or the environment using multiple forms of information visualization to provide a clear explanation with a balanced design.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to learn how to break down complex information and use a variety of visualization techniques to rebuild it as an easy-to-understand visual story.

Requirements and materials

Basic notions of graphic design and a working knowledge of Illustrator and InDesign are necessary for this course. For materials, all you need is a computer with both programs.


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6022 Students
159 Reviews
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Manuel Bortoletti

A course by Manuel Bortoletti

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Information Designer

Manuel Bortoletti is an information designer specializing in editorial infographics. He discovered the infographic universe during his college years and, in 2015, started working in the editorial department at IL magazine, a lifestyle publication belonging to Il Sole 24 Ore. This job launched his career in the Italian and international print industry, where he's created infographics for scientific and culture magazines as well as prominent newspapers.

Throughout his career, he has collaborated with La Repubblica, The New York Times T Brand Studio, The Economist, Linkiesta, and a host of other newspapers and publishers. In 2019, his work earned him the European Design Award in the Print Infographics category.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparation

    • Journalistic Infographics: History and Methodologies
    • Represent the Interior of an Object
    • Draw in Isometric Axonometry 1
    • Draw in Isometric Axonometry 2
    • The Grid: a Liberating Rule
    • Typography in Infographics
    • Color in the Infographic
  • U3

    Content Analysis and Organization

    • The Brief 1
    • The Brief 2
    • Create the Layout in InDesign 1
    • Create the Layout in InDesign 2
    • Draw the Contents on Paper
  • U4

    Create Content with Illustrator and InDesign

    • Illustrate in Isometric Axonometry 1
    • Illustrate in Isometric Axonometry 2
    • Illustrate in Isometric Axonometry 3
    • Illustrate in Isometric Axonometry 4
    • Illustrate in Isometric Axonometry 5
    • Illustrate in Isometric Axonometry 6
    • Illustrate the Map 1
    • Illustrate the Map 2
    • Illustrating Two-Dimensional Content 1
    • Illustrating Two-Dimensional Content 2
    • Illustrating Two-Dimensional Content 3
    • Data Visualization 1
    • Data Visualization 2
    • Import to InDesign and Final Details 1
    • Import to InDesign and Final Details 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Information Design for Editorial Infographics

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Information Design for Editorial Infographics. Design course by Manuel Bortoletti Best seller

Information Design for Editorial Infographics

A course by Manuel Bortoletti
Information Designer. Treviso, Italy.
Joined July 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (159)
  • 6022 students