The Tremendo.us/ness Blog

Here’s where we announce passion projects, talk about our business, show sneak peeks of client work, post weekly link roundups, talk design and infographics, celebrate obscure holidays, and share anything else that comes to mind.

W. Scott Matthews

W. Scott Matthews
Co-founder + creative director

Recent Posts

Using the power of visual storytelling to explain the power of machine data

By W. Scott Matthews

We’re very proud of our recent explainer video collaboration with MachineMetrics. Getting to know the product and helping to tell the story of their IoT platform was a fantastic challenge.

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6/1/20 7:22 AM

animation, Animation & video, Illustration, visual thinking, data, visual storytelling, virtual collaboration, iot

Scribblings from New Jersey

By W. Scott Matthews

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 2019 International Forum of Visual Practitioners (IFVP) Conference at Montclair State University in New Jersey.

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8/8/19 8:24 AM

art, Live sketching, drawing, questions, graphic recording, conference, graffiti

5 1/2 tips for better creativity

By W. Scott Matthews

First things first: surround yourself with people who inspire you.

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7/29/19 7:54 AM

napkin, art, collaboration, creativity, process, people, goals

The story behind our name

By W. Scott Matthews

The Tremendousness Collective—find out how we chose the name and the meaning behind our logo. We are a design firm that helps our clients and their customers share information and broaden their viewpoints in order to understand the bigger picture and accomplish their goals.

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7/3/19 8:27 AM

tremendousness, visual thinking, information design, visual storytelling

Using animated videos to explain innovative ideas and futuristic scenarios

By W. Scott Matthews

Explaining an innovative, abstract idea with just words or data can be extremely challenging. Animated videos make it possible to visualize even the most complex of subjects.

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6/26/19 10:17 AM

animation, video, innovation, visualization, future, virtual

Survivors of domestic violence speak out: #WhyIStayed #WhyILeft

By W. Scott Matthews

It was one year ago today that TMZ published the now infamous “Ray Rice elevator video” in which when the world witnessed the tragic images of professional football player Ray Rice abusing his then-fi

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9/8/15 5:00 AM

Infographics, whyistayed, beverly gooden, big mountain data, domestic abuse, Illustration, social, susan scrupski, twitter, whyileft, Company news, elevator video, ray rice

The road less traveled: A life in information design

By W. Scott Matthews

When I graduated college with my degree in graphic design, I figured I was steaming headlong into a world of logos, posters, and tri-fold brochures. But I discovered there was another way to go—a road

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5/22/15 7:46 AM

career, Infographics, education, Illustration, visual thinking, Company news, Creativity, Design, information design, learning

Four movies I can always rely on for inspiration

By W. Scott Matthews

I feel a vague sense of dread when people ask me what books I look to for creative inspiration. It's a tough question to answer. Why? Well... mainly because I don't read that much.

There,

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4/22/15 6:58 AM

inspiration, Animation & video, Creativity, film, movies

The Internet of Things...for Advertising

By W. Scott Matthews

Tremendousness is very honored to have been asked by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) to create the identity for their upcoming ADMERICA conference.

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12/5/14 8:09 AM

Admerica, advertising, Infographics, AAF, Art, Illustration, process, visual thinking, Creativity, ecosystem

The Elements of a Powerful Presentation

By W. Scott Matthews

Describing your big vision or telling your company’s story might seem simple—but don’t be fooled, grabbing and holding people’s attention requires a solid balance of research, storytelling, and design

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12/1/14 9:10 AM

Art, Illustration, research, storytelling, visual thinking, writing, Company news, Creativity, Design, presentation

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Tremendousness is a creative agency that uses visual thinking, information design, and storytelling to help organizations explain complex ideas, innovations, products, and processes.

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