Podcast: Pictograms, simplicity, and complexity

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There’s often a conflict between conveying information quickly and conveying it effectively. How simply can you show the information without crossing over into obscurity? That line is where pictograms live. Some pictograms cross over that line and contain no information for people who haven’t learned the visual code, but are dense with information for those who have learned it. When you create visuals to communicate, which is more important – information density for the initiated, or information clarity for the first-timer?

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Duration: 14:36
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