Category / visual thinking

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

Iteration, iteration, iteration... exultation!

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

8/13/19 8:35 AM

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

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

Checklists as motivation

Blog? CHECK. Images for blog? CHECK. Checklists? CHECK! Learn how checklists can be used as a life hack to keep yourself motivated.

6/4/19 5:24 PM

life hack, list, thinking, visual thinking, checklist, to-do

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

What our office is for

A short meditation on what an office is for.

3/2/18 1:15 PM

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

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

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

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?

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

2/13/18 9:30 AM

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

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

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

2/8/18 9:35 AM

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

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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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