Announcement Announcement Module
Collapse
No announcement yet.
Information Graphics Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Search Search Module
Collapse

Advertisement Advertisement Module
Collapse

Latest Topics Latest Topics Module
Collapse

  • PrintDriver
    Reply to Hand Lettered Logo
    PrintDriver
    Do you have a reason for making some strokes on the R and the A so thin they become insignificant, and make the logo hard to read. Not having the serifs on the right side of the I make it look like part...
    Yesterday, 09:37 PM
  • DigitalFarmer
    Hand Lettered Logo
    DigitalFarmer
    In the process of building my portfolio I've took on some free work for family friends. One of the jobs was a logo for an odd boutique that sells the usual like clothes, fashion jewelry, etc. The unique...
    Yesterday, 05:41 PM
  • ErickShawn
    Reply to Historical Manuscripts
    ErickShawn
    Hi there,
    Nice manuscripts. Great work.
    Yesterday, 10:51 AM
  • ErickShawn
    Reply to Silhouette of an actor from history channel infringement?
    ErickShawn
    Hi Alansmms,
    If you really want to use those screenshots then it is better to make a bit changing in them....
    Yesterday, 10:48 AM
  • ErickShawn
    Reply to How do you collect design inspiration?
    ErickShawn
    Hi there,
    I think collection of design inspiration is meaning less.
    If someone do so, he is just collecting a junk. Because, in designing field, you can not claim that old is gold. Every...
    Yesterday, 10:38 AM

X
Conversation Detail Module
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Information Graphics

    I have been given a project to map a part of my every day life. My idea was to map my bus journey to university. what do you guys think?

    Is it simple enough to read/understand?
    Attached Files
    Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

  • #2
    It seems too small for some reason?
    Attached Files
    Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

    Comment


    • #3
      yeah, it's too small. I did a similar project in school, I'll send you a link if you'd like. But I used circle sizes to represent time. I'm guessing you did the same (since I can't see the legend).

      Also, is this going to be printed on a rectangle? I think it would interesting if you cut out the arrow after printing.

      Comment


      • #4
        You could host it on a site like www.photobucket.com, www.imageshack.us, or www.tinypic.com and post the link here if you'd like.

        The forum resizes images to around 680 pixel width, but you can open links in their own windows to view them at full size. That doesn't seem to be an option with attachments.
        "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

        Comment


        • #5
          yeh please send a link I'll put it on deviantart in a bit
          Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

          Comment


          • #6
            http://stevescottcreative.deviantart...obus-156303590

            Heres the link for the big version
            Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

            Comment


            • #7
              I don't know how to read this. It's very cryptic.

              Since the information is liner (as in, very strong indication that I should first be looking on the left and make my way to the right), the legend should to be first. I was looking at the dots like, "wait? what are these? Where can I find the answer?"

              Also, there really isn't any solid indication of increments. 8:47 to 8:58 is a tiny gap, but 9:16 to 9:26 is a huge gap. then 9:26 to 9:29 is a relatively large gap.

              Also, I see that it starts at 8:31, but when does it end? I see information extending past the last time, 9:29.

              What are the dots in the middle? After a lot of guess, and I'm still not sure if this is right I'm assuming it means people got on if they are above the line, and get off if they are below the line. if that's true, it's a huge leap of faith because the labels that say that couldn't be any further away from the line, or those dots. Also, there's no way to tell when the people got on or off. That's okay if you want it to be relative, but then you NEED to make a grid (even though invisible) to map out your units of time.

              Also, I see the bus comes to an end, but I still see people on it (if I'm reading that right). What happens to them at the end of the line?

              And one more thing. Where did the 9:16 old man show up from? I don't see an indicator that he got on. I'm starting to assume that this isn't the full bus route. Maybe you should invest a day in actually riding the bus from start to finish to get an all inclusive set of data.

              Lastly. (for now, I promise) it needs a title.

              Comment


              • #8
                I like it, its really interesting. I also like the fact the shape is a bus ticket, it made me smile when I realised.

                Like someone else said, my instinct is to read from left to right, so maybe you should consider the order being along the top then continues along the bottom.

                Plus, I'm ot sure if you need the little key showing male and females - it spoils the fun of the piece for me, and gives it a statistical edge, taking away the feeling of fun.

                For me, I don't think the red in the middle is the right shade either, although I do see why you have it that colour, it's representing the bus line.

                Lovely though, made me smile.
                My portfolio.

                Comment


                • #9
                  I think it's a very cool concept, but I can't understand the message in the current layout.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    doh Work hates Deviantart (and Flickr) Would like to see it but oh well.
                    Dribbble Page
                    Behance Portfolio
                    Linkedin Profile

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      my first impression sis that its for a chemistry subject. But you got really cool colors there.
                      harvesting great graphics in New Harvest Design

                      sigpic

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        here is an updated example
                        Attached Files
                        Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          any comments? lol
                          Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Does no one have any crits for this re design??
                            Please visit my portfolio at http://www.behance.net/stevenscottcreative

                            Comment

                            Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2015 Mediabistro Inc.
                            Working...
                            X