Category / visualization

Drawn Out: Television sets

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A good portion of my time at Tremendousness is spent drawing, and this has me wondering about how changing forms in technology have influenced the way they're represented. Take the TV, for example.

9/16/19 8:08 AM

visual thinking, visual storytelling, drawing, visualization, "Drawn Out", technology

When animation works best: Strengthening internal communications with strategic animated videos

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Sometimes we experience communication fatigue in the workplace. People get inundated with a large number of emails, Slack messages, texts, face-to-face meetings—and engagement suffers. Consider telling your story with animation… the possibilities are limitless.

9/10/19 7:28 AM

animation, Animation & video, storyboard, storytelling, video, writing, visual storytelling, visualization, leadership

Introducing "charm" into visual storytelling

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When I was in college, I was tasked with drawing a dog as part of an assignment. Every day, I would bring a slightly different dog drawing to class—and every day, my professor would frown at my work and tell me I needed to redo it.

8/26/19 8:25 AM

art, sketch, information design, drawing, visualization

Storytelling with data: Improve your data presentations to communicate effectively

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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!

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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

Aligning questions to visuals

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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

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

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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

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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

Using animated videos to explain innovative ideas and futuristic scenarios

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Explaining an innovative, abstract idea with just words or data can be extremely challenging. Animated videos make it possible to visualize even the most complex of subjects.

6/26/19 10:17 AM

animation, video, innovation, visualization, future, virtual

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

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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

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