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Information Design Workshops + Courses (Singapore).
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Information Design merges data with dynamism. Visual literacy, like linguistic and mathematical literacies, is a key skill in this digital age. Introduction to Information Design focuses on how to visualise and experience content (research, white papers, social media posts, taglines, brand stories) through balancing form and function. From way-finding and warning signs to posts, articles, forms, and user interfaces, this course looks at the strategies, histories, and the applications of information principles and information visualisation to bring order and appeal to your content. The Quantico Company Pte Ltd is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Organisation. This workshop has undergone and been certified by international quality assurance testing and audit.
Information Design Workshop Overview.
How we read and process a novel or poem differs intensely from how we process information in a form, social media posts, search results, timetables, parking signs, and e-commerce webpages.
Simply put, information design is about making data desirable by adapting content to appropriate reading methods. The networked world is a rich marketplace, where a single cellphone contains more information than entire libraries, museums, and exhibitions put together. This course responds to the demand for making complex content easy to understand and beautiful to look at.
Form and function fuse together to create familiar forms of physical and digital communication (social media posts, white papers, data tables, wayfinding signs, parking coupons, sign-up forms, medical leaflets) in uniquely pleasing combinations of words, images, and sounds which add to the integrity of your content.
Cost + Subsidy:
Inclusive of all taxes
PIC Eligibility Criteria [+]
9:30am – 4:30pm
No content knowledge is assumed. (Conducted in English)
Participants are free to bring their own computers or tablets.
Modules mix academic theory with role-based applications.
In-person teaching and delivery.
1:6 (instructor-student ratio).
All your learning materials and module notes are part of the workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring their own case studies and work queries so as to maximise individual attention.
Information Design Workshops are conducted at one of Quantico’s training facilities at Raffles Place, Shenton Way, United Square, or Asia Square (Singapore).
Information Design Workshop Topics.
Understanding how we read and process content
Deconstructing the information element
Deconstructing the graphical element
What is necessary; not what is minimal.
Visualisation schemas and strategies
Icons, symbols, signs, and semiotics
Organisational vs. cultural signifiers
Analog and print information design systems
Digital information design systems
Otto and Marie Neurath: Isotype
Age-driven information design
Gender-driven information design
User-experience maps and signatures
Scientific and technical design
Typographic and logographic rules
Colour theory and spatial relationships
Gestalt principles of design and layout
Graphic literacy and visual pedagogy
Monetising data and visual valuations
Future: Information design in VR spaces
As information designers, we are tasked with creating meaning through graphical elements that include words, images, and sounds. In this workshop, we will study and understand why simplicity is both essential and difficult to achieve, owing to (i) data volumes; (ii) graphical limitations; (iii) user attention spans; (iv) information anxiety and over-compensation. Learning to narrate information is an essential skill that goes far beyond artistic or drawing talents. You will be able to think in systematic design processes, apply rational frameworks to problems, and translate your findings into appealing solutions. You will also be able to develop and package your content in a simple, clear graphical language (not art) alongside other mainstream semantic and linguistic representations. There are no conditions or pre-requisites for attending this workshop.
Workshop Learning Objectives.
On completion of this workshop you will be able to:
• Identify and implement simplicity principles in data visualisation
• Develop iconographic languages for your brand and individual projects
• Create infographics for print, digital, and AR + VR spaces
• Think in both linguistic and diagrammatic frameworks
• Manage information assets across markets and mindsets
• Understand audience expectations in cultural circumstances
• Orient your audiences towards meaningful data dialogues
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Training The Best + Brightest.
Information Design Workshop Schedule 2019.
Information Design Workshops listed under this schedule are confirmed and will run as scheduled.
Information Design Course Enrolment.
A – F
AccorHotels Asia Pacific
AccorHotels Greater China
AccorHotels Hong Kong
Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group
Agency for Integrated Care
Alliance Era Pte Ltd
Art Science Museum (ASM)
Asia Pacific Maritime Trade Show
Asia Television Forum
Baron’s Strong Brew
Bethesda Care and Counselling Centre
BlackBlue Media Group (BBMG)
Boys’ Town Singapore
Bureau Pte Ltd
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Chan Brothers Travel
Charities Aid Foundation South East Asia
Civil Service College (CSC)
ClearPath Sdn Bhd
Contact Centre Association of Singapore
Dow Chemical Company
DST Telecoms Brunei
Duke-NUS Graduate School of Medicine
Employment and Employability Institute (e2i)
Esplanade Theatres By The Bay
ESSEC Business School
Evolve Mixed Martial Arts
Fairfield Methodist Alumni Association
Far East Management Pte Ltd
Far East Hospitality Pte Ltd
Fullerton Financial Holdings
G – N
Gems Advisors (Asia) Pte Ltd
George P. Johnson
Gold Roast White Coffee
Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy
Hai’s Pte Ltd
Havas Media Pte Ltd
Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)
International Data Corporation (IDC)
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG)
International Enterprise (IE) Singapore
IP Academy Singapore (IPOS)
Iron Ore Week Singapore
Knowledge Management Solutions (KMS)
Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School
Lantiq Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Lazada South East Asia
Lazy Lizard Restaurant and Bars
Mahidol University (Thailand)
Make It Work
Marina Bay Sands
McCann World Group
Mendaki (Yasan Mendaki)
Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI)
Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)
Ministry of Education (MOE)
Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
Nanyang Technological University
National Council of Social Service (NCSS)
National Health Group Diagnostics (NHG)
National University of Singapore (NUS)
National University of Singapore Society (NUSS)
National Youth Council Singapore (NYC)
Neo Garden Catering
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
O – Z
One World International School
People’s Association Singapore (PA)
Persatuan Permudi Islam Singapura
PSA Corporation Ltd
Ripe Australian Fruit Juices
RMA Contracts Pte Ltd
Shenton Wealth Holdings
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC)
Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
Singapore Kindness Movement
Singapore Post (SingPost)
Singapore Science Centre
Singapore Swimming Club
Singapore Tourism Board
Singtel Telecommunications Pte Ltd
Singtel Mobile Pte Ltd
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Sofitel So Singapore
Somfy Pte Ltd
Standard Chartered Bank
Trend Micro Inc
Upper Storey Pte Ltd
Warees Investments Pte Ltd (MUIS)
Wesley Methodist Church
Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Workforce Development Agency (WDA)
100% Design Singapore
8i Holdings Ltd
Centre for Communication + Information Literacy
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