Category / illustration

Illustration is Not Just Decoration

By Chris Roettger

Illustrations are meant to breathe life to ideas through stimulated interpretation. Depending on the type, infographics can be incorporated to effectively communicate and quickly digest information. Discover the historical importance, variations, and major differences it exercises in the world of visual creativity.

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4/3/19 5:38 PM

Illustration

The story of the peace sign (and other iconic symbols)

By Bill Keaggy

Sixty years ago this month, British artist Gerald Holtom—on behalf of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament—designed the peace symbol.

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2/22/18 9:37 AM

checkmark, icon, symbol, Art, bluetooth, Illustration, peace, semaphore, visual thinking, nuclear, power, sign

Are visuals in your blind spot?

By Bill Keaggy

Last week there was a big controversy on Twitter. But it wasn't about politics—it was about pictures. Journalism. Visual storytelling.

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2/13/18 9:30 AM

Infographics, news, Animation & video, communication, Illustration, journalism, visual thinking, charts, content, editorial, Photography, poynter, visuals

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

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

Wishing you a new year full of Tremendousness*

By Bill Keaggy

Conference calls, calendar conflicts, connecting flights, cross-country collaboration, critiques, constant emails... It’s shocking that what seems so simple—just doing your job—can be so complicated.

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1/9/18 8:25 AM

cheers, coasters, gratitude, wellness, Art, holiday, Illustration, meditation, mindfulness, visual thinking, wood, Company news, Creativity, curiosity, empathy, new year

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

Total Eclipse of the Heartland: The 2017 Solar Eclipse

By Bill Keaggy

On August 21, 2017 the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. We're quite excited about this, so we decided to make an infographic to help our fellow St. Louisans make the most of the ev

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7/18/17 7:29 AM

Infographics, moon, sun, Illustration, st louis, STL, visual thinking, Company news, Design, Earth, eclipse, science

The Tremendousness reel

By Bill Keaggy

One minute of pure awesome. I don't think we posted this to our blog last year, so here's the Tremendousness reel from 2016!

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6/6/17 5:29 AM

2016, Infographics, reel, animation, Animation & video, Art, Illustration, Mobile, Music, video, visual thinking, Web & interactive, Company news, Creativity, Design, Photography

Launching www.tremendo.us 3.0

By Bill Keaggy

We are (again) tremendously happy, proud, excited, and relieved to hit “Publish” on our new site—one that better showcases our work, our people, and our beliefs.

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6/2/17 2:11 PM

Infographics, 3.0, Animation & video, Illustration, visual thinking, Web & interactive, web site, Company news, Creativity, Design, redesign

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