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Understanding Visual Communication

13.03.2023 - 14.03.2023

This course examines the principles of visual communication that will enable primarily verbal communicators to become more effective at expressing their ideas in a compelling visual format.


Developing visual awareness – how to learn to become more visual

  • Visual design principles: visual focus, differentiation, pattern, contrast, simplicity, consistency, colour, typography
  • Interactivity and motion graphics
  • Integration of words as part of the image
  • Applying the principles of visual design to scientific contexts
  • Presentation of data and research results in visual forms
  • Visual storytelling
  • Information visualisation
  • Use of photographic images
  • Designing icons and graphic representations


For doctoral candidates and postdocs of all disciplines.

Course Language: English

Instructor: Dr. Mark Edwards

More information and registration here.

Zeit & Ort

13.03.2023 - 14.03.2023


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Dahlem Research School
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft