Information Graphics Statement of Intent

After, conducting relevant research to the task. I then had to come up with a theme/topic to focus on for me to make my own infographics. This was an opportunity to mould the task to my interests which is Sports – Disability Sports. I collected lots of different types of research to help me with facts and statistics for this task.

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The topic choice I picked for my assignment is to look at the results of the 2012 London Paralympics and how different countries did in terms of talent and how many athletes they brought over to compete.

For this task the research will be collated an made into different images, short and snappy statistics or sentences. Also into charts, graphs ect. However, putting my own spin on them to make them something more advanced, in comparison to the everyday simple ones that can be seen.

I have decided to use the colours of the nations within the images and the background presented on to be (Black). This is because it will look more formal and will help to make the colours pop on the page. It also will make  it look clean and professional. The font colours will be (White and Yellow) this is to contrast and juxtapose the background, making it stand off the page.

finally, I will try out different things, to see if they work and if they don’t and identify what i can do in order for it to be better and give the audience a good experience. Things, I have to consider: What is the best data? What will the audience want to know? What may be important for the audience to know? What is the best ways to present the data? By considering all this i will then be able to make something that will be of a high standard.

 

Developing Online Platform

In todays session, I carried on developing my online platform. I started to make some more changes to the home page. The first thing I did was change the place holder text to something much more personal. I gave a basic outline to who I was and what the site is about. Making things clear for the audience is imperative as they will be more likely to view my website.

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I also modified the call buttons from different colours and made then the same colour to match my theme, this helps make my website more organised and clean. I also changed the fonts of the text – to make it appear more inviting and readable.

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As the internet was really slow and kept freezing this made it really difficult to do. Therefore, i ended up spending most of the lesson focusing on other work that didn’t require the internet. Ideally, I need to spend a lot more time on it to make it more of a finished product.