Visual communication handbook

The handbook is a collection of the experience Hans Sundgren has gained during his work as a technical communicator within industrial companies, advertising agencies and consultant companies.

Purpose

The purpose of the handbook is to be a guide and checklist for Hans in his daily work. Some of the information is restricted and require a user name and password to access.

Scope

Visual communication includes; instruction guides, datasheets, brochures, posters, web publications and emails, but also body languages, TV and video. This handbook covers only the static visual communication, for example technical manuals and printed advertising material.

Contents

Technical writing

html Guidelines

html DITA considerations

html Phrases to avoid

html Hans' common mistakes

Technical illustration

html Guidelines

Advertising

html Guidelines

Verbo-visual communication

html Guidelines

Page-oriented communication

Guidelines