Infographics (261287)

Learning Outcomes

The curricular unit of Infographics has as main goal to develop competences in the conceptualization, process and techniques of production of infographic projects as vehicle of transmission of information.
•    Develop graphic creation capabilities in appropriate software.
•    Develop creativity through manipulation, creation and composition of images.
•    Master the basic concepts of the image.
•    Develop aesthetic sensitivity using digital support.

Study Program

1)    Introduction to Infographics: terms, concepts, goals and applications
a)    Historical background
b)    Main features
c)    Graphic elements
d)    Information levels
e)    Application fields 
f)    Infographics types

2)    Project methodologies
a)    Research Principles and techniques 
b)    Design methodology
c)    Gestalt Theory



Davidson, C. (2004). The Directory of Signs & Signals. Londres: Grange.
Heller, S., & Larders R. (2014). Raw Data: infographic designer´s Sketchbooks. Thames & Hudson.
Jacobson, R. & Wurman, S. (eds.) (2000). Information Design. MIT Press.
Mijksennar, P. (2001). Una introducción al Diseño de la information Barcelona: Gustavo Gili.