Category / visual thinking

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 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 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

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

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

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

It's a new year. Let's get visual.

By Bill Keaggy

Take a minute (literally) to see why there is incredible power in visual thinking. From the cave paintings at Lascaux to IKEA instructions, from 5-year-old’s colorful mess to a designer’s perfect layo

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1/5/18 10:11 AM

understanding, animation, Animation & video, success, video, visual thinking, Company news, discovery, Featured

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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