Chris Snider teaches digital media in Des Moines, Iowa

Web Design & Social Media

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How print designers can get involved online NOW

I know several “print” designers who have yet to take the leap into web design. Heck, I doubt some of them ever will.

Even if they never decide to learn HTML and CSS, there is an easy way for print designers to make their company’s better: Infographics.

Yes, those same beautiful infographics you create for print can work online. They don’t have to be interactive to share valuable information in a visual format.

I’ve noticed an increase in print-style infographics on websites for the past year (I now even teach this in my print design class). Here are some examples (click for the full graphic):

There you have it. No more excuse for print designers to avoid adding content to the website.

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