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Design Guide: Infographics: Home


Well-designed visuals can make your data more engaging. This webpage is full of tips and resources to help you make infographics that will wow your audience and impress your professors.

Planning Worksheet

Great design follows from good process. This worksheet will take you through important steps in planning your infographic.



Intro to Data Visualization | by Cheryl Graham @ Envato Tuts+ | 4m 18s

This video summarizes the basics of data visualization, including how to make sense of your data, what are the best types of charts/images to use with your data, and what kind of story do you want to tell with your information.


Learning Infographic Design | LinkedIn Learning tutorial | 1hr 11min

This LinkedIn Learning tutorial outlines how to make an infographic using Adobe Illustrator. An explanation of Illustrator’s tools and basic design principles are covered.


Data Visualization: Storytelling | LinkedIn Learning tutorial | 1hr 34min

Narratives aren’t just for books – your infographic should tell a story too! This video goes over various strategies on how to analyze your data to find meaningful relationships.


Data Visualization for Data Analysts | LinkedIn Learning tutorial | 1hr 40min

While Adobe Illustrator is a great tool, this video introduces other programs that can be used for infographic design, as well as discussing design elements such as color and scale in more depth.

Get Inspired

with examples of great infographics

Excellent visuals

Excellent data



Difficulty: Medium








Design Assets


Find images, maps, and icons to include in your infographic

More info on citing and reusing media ethically

Layout/Color Schemes

Tools to help you choose a color scheme and visual layout


Customize your infographic with creative, eye-catching fonts