Information design:
in practice, an informed theory

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Identify a personal memory. It can be anything that happened many years or just five minutes ago, something that lasted a split second to an entire day, or an entire experience to a simple feeling. Explain and narrate your memory using pictograms and symbols, supported by text where appropriate.

Consider the why, what and how of your narrative. Are the events clear and chronological or simply patches of information randomly placed in time? How can memory — that is fluid and ever-changing — be translated into pictograms and symbols? This brief is not about simply documenting past events, it’s about the memory that shapes these. The act of recalling and reviving previous experiences should shape your response as much as the event itself.

The outcome can refer to any application: print, screen-based or other. Make sure screen-based submissions have been tested.

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February 1, 2013
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