this is how my brain works
just a little bit of text

and way too many pictures

design is the relationship

between text and image

  • gabija saveiskyte

stop using



…"could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it: 'my appetite is more important than your suffering'?"

-Moby…





It was interesting to know more about the infographics and that it's actually as complicated as it looks to create an informative video featuring different statistics.

Doing my research, I didn't find any specific features that infographic animation needs to have, instead, I found out that "It could be simple, bold and graphical, or an elegant illustration, textured and tactile. It could be photo-realistic, abstract, contemporary, pastiche, mixed media, 2D or 3D" (Curveball Media, n. d.).





This is my first attempt to create infographic video about the assigned colour red. I chose the fact that seeing a red colour can cause failure on an exam (The Week Staff, 2011).

Also, I really like our group outcome and that the video flows so smoothly despite the fact that it was created by many different people and without any planning beforehand.





red failure facts appetite consumerism


After the workshop, I got this idea of creating an infographic animation about, in my opinion, a very important topic - the animal farming industry that is not only one of the biggest contributors to global warming but also exploits huge numbers of animals every day (this is the aspect I emphasised in my video).





I used these references (below) as inspiration for the graphics in the animation.





As I said, the process of creating this video was more complex than I thought. It took me about 7 hours to make this but I am pretty happy with the result and especially the fact that it follows the current trend to promote veganism and Veganuary.





References:

Curveball Media. (n. d.). Animated Explainers. Retrieved from https://www.curveball-media.co.uk/


Daily Infographic. (2019). Big Data Explained [Online image]. Retrieved from https://www.dailyinfographic.com


Earthling Ed. (2020, January 28). It’s 2020. Time to progress. [Instagram]. Retrieved from https://www.instagram.com/


Infographic Bee. (2017). Infographic: The Evolution of the Retail Shopper [Online image]. Retrieved from https://www.infographicbee.com


Jones, L. (2020, January 2). Veganism: why are vegan diets on the rise? BBC News, (44488051). Retrieved from https://www.bbc.co.uk

Krum, R. (2017). The Economics of a UK Christmas [Online image]. Retrieved from https://coolinfographics.com


Pavlova, I. (2019, July). Infographic design trends 2019: 6 powerful trends to follow. Retrieved from https://graphicmama.com


The Vegan Society. (2019). Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.vegansociety.com


The Week Staff. (2011, June 9). 4 surprising facts about the color red. The Week, (484145). Retrieved from https://theweek.com/



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