Category / visualization

Introducing "charm" into visual storytelling

By Maddy Mueller

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.

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8/26/19 8:25 AM

art, sketch, information design, drawing, visualization

Storytelling with data: Improve your data presentations to communicate effectively

By Bill Keaggy

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.

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8/14/19 1:51 PM

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

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

Aligning questions to visuals

By Ted May

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

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8/6/19 8:20 AM

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

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

By Ted May

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.

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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

By Bill Keaggy

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.

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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

By W. Scott Matthews

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.

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6/26/19 10:17 AM

animation, video, innovation, visualization, future, virtual

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

By Heidi Harper

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.

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6/12/19 12:47 PM

visual storytelling, facilitation, questions, consultant, visualization

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