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Guided Brief: Create an Infographic

Sketch Each Visualisation

 Time limit: 1 hour

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Explanation

Building on your analysis of the brief, in this assignment you’ll sketch ideas for how each set of data could be visualised.

Instructions

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Sketch ideas for each visualisation

 Set your timer: 50 minutes

Aim to spend equal amounts of time sketching ideas for each of the sets of data provided in the brief.

You could use your visual timer to structure your work — perhaps spending a maximum of ten minutes on each one. There are tips further down this page in case you get stuck.

Here are the sets of data that were provided in the brief:

World Championship titles:
Stephen Hendry — 7
Steve Davis — 6
Ronnie O’Sullivan — 6
John Higgins — 4
Mark Selby — 4

Total ranking titles:
O’Sullivan — 37
Hendry — 36
Higgins — 31
Davis — 28
Selby — 20

Seasons started as world no. 1
Hendry — 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Davis — 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
Selby — 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
O’Sullivan — 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2018
Higgins — 1997, 1998, 2006, 2009

Career centuries
O’Sullivan — 1107
Higgins — 839
Hendry — 776
Selby — 693
Davis — 355

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Matches won and lost
O’Sullivan — 75.2% won, 24.8% lost
Higgins — 69.3% won, 30.7% lost
Hendry — 68.9% won, 31.1% lost
Selby — 68.4% won, 31.6% lost
Davis — 63.3% won, 36.7% lost

Most 147 breaks
O’Sullivan — 15
Hendry — 11
Higgins — 11
Selby — 3
Davis — 1

Tips

Refer back to the previous assignments to help with ideas for the different kinds of chart you could use. Here are the links:

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Review the example solution

Once you’ve completed your work on this assignment, take a few minutes to review the example solution below.

Example solution

 

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In conclusion...

Now that you’ve explored some ideas for how the data could be visualised, let’s sketch some possible page layouts, and how the different charts could be combined into an infographic.

Assignment version 1.0
Last updated 7 June 2021

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