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Iteration, iteration, iteration... exultation!

By Bill Keaggy

Some infographic projects go so smoothly you wonder if you missed something. Some are more of a challenge.

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8/13/19 8:35 AM

Infographics, napkin, blueprint, process, tremendousness, visual thinking, clients, information design, visualization

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

Make your client part of the team

By Drew Crowley

There are seemingly two approaches to working with clients in the creative field...

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7/12/19 8:15 AM

collaboration, process, session, clients, discovery, Live sketching, drawing

Why Start with Napkin Sketches?

By Bill Keaggy

Rough sketches capture rough ideas. Suddenly the page is no longer blank and the future begins to take form.

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5/31/19 1:49 PM

napkin, process, sketch, visual thinking, visual storytelling, drawing

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

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

From start to finish—Part 5: The flightcheck

By Bill Keaggy

It takes a lot of sweat, a lot of time, often a lot of money, and possibly some blood and tears, but most every project eventually reaches that home stretch where you’re just about ready to deliver th

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10/26/15 3:28 PM

arch, Infographics, print, flightcheck, gateway, Illustration, process, st louis, visual thinking, Company news, Design, production, proofing, QA

From start to finish—Part 4: The illustration

By Chris Roettger

This is where a project comes to life—where the content and layout meet color, style, and typography.

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10/6/15 7:04 AM

arch, illustration, Infographics, gateway, Illustration, process, sketch, st louis, Company news, Creativity, Design, draw

From start to finish—Part 3: The blueprint

By Bill Keaggy

So what's a blueprint? It's basically the design without the design. Well, to be specific, it's the design without the final illustration and typography. That means we've got the content, the visual c

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10/2/15 8:35 AM

arch, Infographics, blueprint, gateway, process, sketch, st louis, Company news, Creativity, Design

From start to finish—Part 2: The concept

By Bill Keaggy

With a general idea of what we wanted to say about the Gateway Arch—and specifically to get a good deal of discrete, lesser-known facts into the piece—we began doing rough napkin sketches.

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9/21/15 8:18 AM

arch, Infographics, napkin, gateway, process, sketch, st louis, Company news, concept, Creativity, Design

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