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Your data has a story to tell. Sometimes, it’s known or obvious. But other times, as you begin to dig into it, you find an entirely new or unexpected story. Here’s how to make the most of it using visual storytelling.
In design, working with color is both an art and a science. So much is involved: there’s intuition, physics, electromagnetic radiation, algorithms, taste, culture, philosophy… But how do you create cohesive color palettes? Where do you start? Luckily, there are lots of different ways.
Lots of us—whether businesspeople, teachers, innovators, or even parents—rely heavily on our words to explain important, complex things. But words alone aren’t enough.
The term “visual storytelling” is relatively new, but the concept has been around a long time. Today the term “visual storytelling” is typically used in the context of business communications, journalism, and entertainment, and is associated with a wide range of visual arts.
“A picture is worth a thousand words,” as the old saying goes. While that can be true, it’s still not enough. It’s the purposeful combination of visuals and text, in the form of what is commonly called an infographic, that makes the most powerful tool for learning, marketing, and engagement.
Animation brings stories to life. The best animations combine visual thinking and a powerful narrative into an entertaining, informative video. Combining quality art, motion, sound, and narration help viewers understand complex topics.