Tony Harmer

Infographics and Illustrator

Monday, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Probably the biggest ask of designers in publishing these days is to create infographics, and although that’s a big term applied to many kinds of illustration, these days in normally involves lots of charts, diagrams and maps. To be successful and efficient (or just calm and less-hassled) means developing good drawing methodologies and getting down with the data—the area that many designers dread. Join Tony Harmer and pick up a ton of tips and tricks that you can use to make great graphics for the presentation of information.

Topics include:

  • Developing tighter Illustrator skills to make dynamic graphics
  • Creating nonstandard chart types in Illustrator without losing the connection to the data
  • Better understanding how to examine and make sense of data
  • Putting Google Sheets (and sometimes Excel) to work for you
  • Going beyond the Illustrator chart types
  • Making simple charts in InDesign, dynamically—with a font
  • and more!