Information Design



Skill focus: research, journalism, data visualization and visual storytelling.

INSPIRATION:The Story of Stuff Project

Here is a link to their website.

Background: The Story of Stuff is the inspiration for these posters based on environmental as well as other public concerns related to consumerism, corporations and the government.

Assignment and Method:

(1) Watch one of the videos on the Story of Stuff Project website. Each video focuses on a different environmental, political, socioeconomic concern of “we the people”. Select one of interest and watch it at least 2 times.

(2) Begin Research – site at least ten reference sites

(3) Develop a journalistic approach to telling the story. Include a two sided, unbiased story line which culminates in a plan of action or actionable steps for the viewer to take.





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