As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of income. Some designers make a full-time living designing infographics alone. And while infographics always require the talents of a graphic designer, how many infographics have you seen that feature graphic designers? The following 10 awesome infographics were made by graphic designers, for graphic designers. Follow the links to view the full infographics. Enjoy!
1. Psychology of Color
Learn what different colors represent and what emotions they stir, and when and how to use them in your own designs.
2. Elements of Design
3. A Day In the Life of a Graphic Designer
A humorous look at the daily life of a graphic designer – super deadlines, tons of work, frantic environment and (hopefully) good pay.
4. Graphic Designer’s Roadmap
Want to be a better, more successful, more inspired graphic designer? This infographic serves as a roadmap to all of these things.
5. What Your Web Design Says About You
Your favorite fonts, colors, and other design elements reveal a lot about your personality, goals and dreams. This infographic is a window to your soul!
6. Freelance to Freedom Flowchart
How do you get out from under your bosses’ thumb, grow your freelance business and eventually life on a good income with minimal effort? This flowchart describes the process in a humorous light.
7. Facts About Graphic Design Careers
How much do other graphic designers make? Where are the best jobs located? Learn the answers to these questions and more from this graphic design infographic.
8. State of Graphic Design
This infographic reveals the results of polling the world’s most successful graphic designers to determine what, in fact, is necessary to be a truly successful graphic designer
9. Creative Salaries
What to know what graphic designers make? How about creative directors? Learn more about income differences and gaps revealed in a 2012 survey among creative professionals with this infographic.
10. Anatomy of a Graphic Designer
A humorous look at what makes a graphic designer, a graphic designer.