We wanted to take a look at current trends in typography, more specifically, type used on infographics, this is also mentioned in our brief and will help us on how our poster should look like.
above are some infographics that we found that we liked along with the other ones from the other post. From this we could see that different sizes, styles and colours of type are used to show hierarchy and a well thought out layout. These type techniques are a common style in infographics and are really useful towards making more important words stand out. We also found that either lowercase or uppercase are rarely mixed. A trend we have found is that All uppercase is used for titles and then either lower case for body text or even still all upper case but a lot smaller in size. We think that we will use all uppercase for our info graphic to show the importance of what is being displayed.
This research has been useful. After looking at the current trends of type used on infographics we have decided that we will be using the following techniques:
- Mixture of sizes
- Mixture of styles
- Mixture of colours
This will all be used to show hierarchy and importance of different text.