Category / visual storytelling

Storytelling with data: Improve your data presentations to communicate effectively

Your data has a story to tell. Sometimes, it’s known or obvious. But other times, as you begin to dig into it, you find an entirely new or unexpected story. Here’s how to make the most of it using visual storytelling.

8/14/19 1:51 PM

illustration, Infographics, storytelling, visual thinking, data, information design, presentation, Data visualization, visual storytelling, visualization

Aligning questions to visuals

If you align your design to the questions you’re asking, you can create powerful visual storytelling communications.

8/6/19 8:20 AM

concept, discovery, visuals, Live sketching, visual storytelling, questions, visualization

Reel life — tips for cutting animation highlight reels

Cutting together a highlight reel of recent work is daunting; you may find yourself asking, “How can I possibly distill all the cool stuff I made over the past year or two down to just ONE MINUTE?! It’s easier than you might think.

7/25/19 7:30 AM

reel, animation, Animation & video, tips, video, visual thinking, Company news, visual storytelling, marketing

Markers, murder, and mayhem—the perils of visual metaphors

We use visual metaphors a lot. They're a powerful way to make a point quickly and many easily lend themselves to fun, illustrative treatments. However, they can be tricky to work with. I recently had to call on past experience to get me out of a sticky metaphor dilemma.

7/22/19 7:52 AM

session, clients, Live sketching, visual storytelling, visualization, metaphor

Beyond words—why you should use visual storytelling for your next big idea

Lots of us—whether businesspeople, teachers, innovators, or even parents—rely heavily on our words to explain important, complex things. But words alone aren’t enough.

7/18/19 3:43 PM

Infographics, communication, editorial, visuals, Presentations, visual storytelling, visualization, ROI, words

The story behind our name

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.

7/3/19 8:27 AM

tremendousness, visual thinking, information design, visual storytelling

Create Space for Storytelling: The Value of the “Outsider" Perspective

An outsider's perspective can lead to unique insights that fuel your personal growth, elevate your capacity for leadership, and uncover new insights for your team. All that can be accomplished when there's space for storytelling.

6/12/19 12:47 PM

visual storytelling, facilitation, questions, consultant, visualization

Why Start with Napkin Sketches?

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

5/31/19 1:49 PM

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

Visual Storytelling Empowers Sales Teams—with Empathy

It is critical to articulate your vision—your “why”—to an audience if you want to inspire action. While explaining “what” something is and “how” it works is important, ultimately our brains are hardwired to make decisions based on feeling and belief.

5/22/19 9:23 AM

storytelling, team, story, visual storytelling, sales

Visualize the “Elephant” with Live Sketching

Live sketching is a practice that is simple in premise and complex in execution. Learn about the many applications and rewards that yield from practicing the art of live sketching.

5/9/19 3:56 PM

business, sketch, workshop, Live sketching, visual storytelling, innovation

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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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