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An Introduction to Information Design by Andy Ellison, Kathryn Coates

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Chapter 8: Information design in practice: multi-platform delivery

In this chapter we explore how information designers have begun to use multiple platforms to depict information. Instead of using a single platform, such as print, interactive or environmental, many now combine different ways of delivering data and information. One single platform is not necessarily the solution to the problem. The answer may lie in conveying the information through multiple methods of delivery, carefully considered, structured and presented by a methodical strategy.

Using multiple platforms

The examples we have selected use more than one way to deliver a message or data. They combine and overlap platforms to ensure that the user has what they need to decode and ...

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