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Design Heroes: Herb Lubalin

By Bill Keaggy

“Design Heroes” is an occasional series in which we look at some of the people, places, companies, objects, publications, and more that taught and inspired us when we started doing creative and communication work.

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10/10/19 12:16 PM

inspiration, magazine, Design, learning, bmx

Color me impressed: 10 ways to pick a color palette

By Bill Keaggy

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.

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7/23/19 8:55 AM

Design, color, branding, palette

What is a Blueprint?

By Bill Keaggy

We don’t mean graphic info about buildings—these Blueprints are about building infographics.

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5/16/19 11:26 AM

blueprint, process, sketch, content, Design, infographic

What our office is for

By Bill Keaggy

A short meditation on what an office is for.

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3/2/18 1:15 PM

office, desk, space, visual thinking, work, Company news, Creativity, Design

The essential components of information design* (as I see it)

By Bill Keaggy

When you've been doing something for a long time, you tend to not always think about what you're doing. But a while back I made myself curious—what have I learned in all this time doing infor

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2/8/18 9:35 AM

infodesign, Infographics, process, session, visual thinking, Company news, Creativity, Design, information design

(More) app-solutely essential iOS apps

By Bill Keaggy

A few years ago I posted a list of iPhone & iPad apps that we find especially useful. Without repeating anything from last time, here's an updated list.

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1/31/18 2:38 PM

apps, ios, mindfulness, Mobile, software, Web & interactive, Creativity, Design, games

Introducing the "Icebreakers Card Deck' by Tremendousness

By Bill Keaggy

A couple years ago we designed and printed a card deck as our holiday gift for clients and FotA*. It features 35 Icebreaker exercises to kick off meetings, sessions, and brainstorming get-togethers in

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1/24/18 11:49 AM

cards, meeting, activity, Art, collaboration, group, icebreaker, Illustration, SESSION.IS, team, training, visual thinking, brainstorming, Company news, Creativity, deck, Design, exercise

5 ways visual stories help organizations grow and thrive

By Bill Keaggy

Harness interest and energy, communicate faster, increase understanding, differentiate messaging, and make work more fun.

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1/23/18 10:45 AM

fun, Infographics, understanding, animation, business, communication, differentiation, efficiency, thinking, visual thinking, Design, visual

The garden of hidden delights (Easter Eggs in design)

By Bill Keaggy

The Easter Egg. However you define it: inside joke, hidden message, or secret feature, Easter Eggs are a fun part of design.

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1/19/18 11:59 AM

yolk, funny, hidden, Illustration, joke, logo, Design, easter egg, secret

A new video: Understanding Empathy

By Bill Keaggy

There's a lot of anger and aggression swirling around the world these days. Whether in politics, race, or religion, people tend to build walls to block out anyone they disagree with. Or worse.

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8/1/17 8:30 AM

animation, Animation & video, Art, Illustration, sketch, video, visual thinking, Company news, Creativity, Design, empathy, explanation, people

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