Information design links
These links are to information design and plain language resources.
The Center for Plain Language wants government and business documents to be clear and understandable.
“We support those who use plain language, train those who should use plain language, and urge people to demand plain language in all the documents they receive, read, and use.”
A UK based organisation offering the Crystal Mark accreditation for documents that use Plain English. The Crystal Mark is something I have a bit of a bee in my bonnet about.
A UK based organisation offering accreditation for documents that use Plain English.
Cheryl Stephens has written a series of plain language books.
I recently collaborated with Cheryl, contributing to the design chapter and designing her Plain Language in Plain English book. The book also included a version of my bmi baby baggage allowance text piece of work.
Apart from the fact I’m getting ever more frustrated with the lack of differentiation between data visualisation and information graphics, this NY Times resource is a fantastic list of all things data visualisation related.
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