How to create the perfect infographic? A step-by-step guide by Nadya Khoja

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Great article by Nadya Khoja , Director Of Marketing at Venngage

Infographics can communicate information in a condensed and highly visual way--when designed well. The problem is that for every well made infographic published, there are a handful of poorly produced infographic designs circling the web. Poorly designed infographics can skew and obscure information, rather than make it easier to understand.

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Creating a beautiful and effective infographic design isn't hard, it just takes a basic understanding of infographic design best practices, and some practice. 
This is your crash course to effective infographic design. Let's get started.

1. Plan Your Infographic Design Ahead
2. Find a story
3. Give a catchy Title
4. Create a Grid/Wireframe
5. Select a Layout
6. Visualize Data
7. Choose the right chart types
8. Get the right Typography
9. Use photography
10. Get the correct contrast and balance
11. Decide on a color scheme
12. Give the infographic consistency
13. Negative space is important!

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