Examples

Here you can find examples of legal visual design, as well as other complex or rule-based visual design. Use this for inspiration, testing, and thinking outside the box!

You can also find lots more legal visuals at our sister site Visual Law Library.


Policy Design examples

What are better ways to display privacy policies, terms and conditions, and other ‘fine print’ to get rules and policies across?

How to Make Privacy Policies both GDPR-Compliant and Usable by Karen Renaud and Lynsay Shephered
A 2018 piece describes some new strategies, using usability-oriented design, to present privacy policies in ...
Grocery Store terms of service redesign
The Simplification Centre has a 'Simple Action' report on how to present better Terms of Service through ...
Redesigned rental agreement for landlords-tenants from the Simplification Centre
Another project from the Simplification Centre is a redesign of a UK rental agreement -- a ...
Juro’s privacy policy communication
The UK legal startup Juro, which works on improving contracts, has a new design for ...
Tunnel Bear: privacy policy with visuals, diagrams, and examples 
The website Tunnel Bear recommends to its users that it hasA Privacy Policy You Can ...
In true YouTube style, a YouTube user has made a straightforward, image-rich explainer video of ...
Apple TOS redesigned: a concept proposal
Savannah College of Art and Design graduate Gregg Bernstein has a revised version of Apple's ...
Financial Privacy Notice for print
Another design from US regulators, this time for print-based notices about financial companies' privacy policies ...
Mortgage details and explainers
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has an array of designs to help people understand their ...
Online Financial Privacy Notice from US regulators
US regulators decided to set a standard for how financial companies can present their privacy ...
Parking Schedule design
A mock up of a better kind of Parking Schedule design from a designer in ...
This was Virgin Airline's mandated disclosure, as done as a music video, that I saw ...
Privacyville: Privacy Policy as game for Zynga
Zynga has a game-based privacy policy, PrivacyVille, in which each of the practices is located ...
Aza Raskin’s privacy redesign project
The designer Aza Raskin tackled the design of privacy notifications & policies several years ago. ...
Codepen’s Privacy Policy
Codepen has a new privacy policy model, in which it lays out all the terms ...
Privicons project
The Background of the Privicons Project gives a wonderfully resourced summary of their privacy design ...
A Redesigned Parking Sign So Simple That You’ll Never Get Towed
Here is a piece on notice design, A Redesigned Parking Sign So Simple That You’ll ...
Microsoft Privacy changes email
This came as an email from Microsoft to its users, as an update of its ...
No Smoking Sign in China
Parking sign in Palo Alto
Bikes on Caltrain rules
A text-based visual on the window of a commuter train, to convey what the rules ...
Food regulations guide
A visual navigator from CUP, for Vendors: Did you know you can get a $1,000 ticket ...
Language Rights are Civil Rights infographic posters
Another great project from CUP, the Center for Urban Pedagogy, this time on language rights: The ...
Housing Court navigator
Another amazing infographic guide for a non-expert to navigate Housing Law, from the CUP team. ...
Housing Court Help
From CUP's amazing design/public service operations: Their project: Housing Court Help Many ...
Airline terms of service
From Cynthia Lee: For a sample of bad text design, the incidental charges airlines create for ...
Phone Tracking Disclosure
Personal Info Disclosures
How to obtain a motorcycle licence in the UK flowchart
How to obtain a motorcycle licence in the UK - TDL | London.
Privacy Policy Chart
This is from a CUPS publication out of Carnegie Mellon Unviersity. Privacy Policy Chart | Program ...
ITunes TOS Redesign
via Rethinking the design of the 'terms of service' agreement - SmartPlanet. Rethinking the design of ...
Tax Form self-assessment designs
Here is a short article about tax forms -- that includes discussion of how not ...
Berkeley No Smoking Sign
Drive Like Your Kids Live Here sign
People That Ignore School Zone Signs Behave Badly « KRON4.
7,500 Online Shoppers Unknowingly Sold Their Souls
A computer game retailer revealed that it legally owns the souls of thousands of online ...



Other Legal examples

If you are trying to show how a legal process works, or how to be strategic about the law, how can you show this through visuals?

Traffic ticket redesign from the Simplification Centre
The Simplification Centre has a redesigned traffic ticket -- a speeding notice that would come in ...
Redesigned rental agreement for landlords-tenants from the Simplification Centre
Another project from the Simplification Centre is a redesign of a UK rental agreement -- a ...
New benefits application from Project Re:form of Civilla
The design group Civilla, in Michigan, has a new legal/government benefits document design, under the ...
Google’s Security Checkup intervention
Google has a Security Checkup that alerts users, while they are going about use of other applications, ...
Google Privacy control dashboard
Google offers its users the ability to see their own search history -- what Google ...
Terms & Conditions Change-Tracker
The project Terminos y Condiciones from Mallorca Spain is experimenting with new ways to help ...
Facebook Dinosaur Privacy Checkup
Facebook instituted some privacy checkups using a Blue Dinosaur as the mascot. The dinosaur asked ...
Bank Privacy Table
Here is a table design from Carnegie Mellon's Bank Privacy site. It provides a table ...
A Nutrition Label for Privacy
A Nutrition Label for Privacy is an academic study by Patrick Kelley, Joanna Bresee, Lorrie ...



Non-Legal examples

What can we learn from outside the world of law, to inspire better legal designs?

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