First things first: surround yourself with people who inspire you.
When you need a quick visual shorthand for “idea” or “creativity” or “breakthrough” or any classic “a-ha!” moment, you go with the light bulb. Almost everyone doing visual communication does, and I’ve always been ambivalent about this. Check out my thoughts on this and other clichés in visual communication.
Tremendousness is hiring. Here are a few dead simple tips to help designers stand out in a crowd.
I’m more often than not labeled as a “creative” (yes, the noun version). Being an illustrator and designer and storyboard writer (to name a few roles I) I’m expected to bring a consistent level of cre
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.