Graphic Facilitator - Blog | Image Think ImageThink in the desert for CompTIA ChannelCon August 7, 2014 | By: ImageThink Those aren’t mirages, they’re ImageThink’s Graphic Recording towers for CompTIA ChannelCon in Phoenix, AZ! From Wikipedia concerning mirages - “A mirage is a naturally occurring optical phenomenon in which light rays are bent to produce a displaced image of distant objects or the sky. The word comes to English via the French mirage, from the Latin mirari, meaning “to look at, to wonder at”.” […] Read More » Meet the ImageThink Team – Yao Xiao August 5, 2014 | By: ImageThink This week, we have our incredibly talented Graphic Recorder: Yao Xiao! Read More » Interview on Entrepreneur.com July 31, 2014 | By: ImageThink This has been an exciting month for ImageThink! Read More » Training at ImageThink ImageThink We are serious about training here at ImageThink! Read More » Meet the ImageThink Team – Maria Delgado July 29, 2014 | By: ImageThink Have you ever wondered, “Who are the people at ImageThink?”
Collection: Visual thinking Loosetooth.com = Brandy Agerbeck = graphic facilitator + artist. Graphic facilitation, graphic recording, visual facilitation, scribing, drawing, printmaking, sewing, quilting, crafting. 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media Narratives 2.0 visualizes music. Liveplasma is a music and movie visualization app that aims to help you discover other musicians or movies you might enjoy. Tuneglue is another music visualization service. MusicMap is similar to TuneGlue in its interface, but seems slightly more intuitive. Digg, Twitter, Delicious, and Flickr Internet Visualizations
Visual Thinking Strategies & Learning Style | Trainiac | Trainiac Instructional design is commonly applied when designing learning solutions. Adding visual thinking into the mix is our secret ingredient and what sets us apart from the rest. We know that it is the combination of visual thinking strategies and instructional design that make all the difference. What Is Visual Thinking? Visual thinking is simply the ability to capture information, ideas and concepts visually so that other people can understand the message you’re conveying. Developing A Visual Learning Style During the development stage of our visual thinking strategies, we create all the learning material with a high percentage of it being visual. Our typical visual thinking outputs include: learning maps, infographics, cards, board-games, avatars, characters and archetypes, worksheets, schematics and models. Contact Trainiac for your personalised demo.
Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 112. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Update: Be sure to check out our latest post on infographics: Infographics Are Everywhere – Here’s How to Make Yours Go Viral. I love a good infographic! There’s more to this article!
view the book | THE VISUAL MBA The Visual MBA is an experimental project to document business concepts and frameworks visually. The project was started in 2010 during my experience at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. The project has three goals: SYNTHESIS | distill what I have learned over two years and reframe it in a personal, meaningful way REFERENCE | create an artifact that I can pick up in the future to easily relocate information INSPIRATION | design to inspire an ongoing reengagement and reimagining of business ideas The version of the book shown here is a concept document created with the intention to iterate and improve over time. The next iteration will be focusing on deepening the strategy, innovation, marketing, org design and people content, and expanding coverage to finance, operations, economics and analytical tools. I will update this site in the future with updates on the status of the project.
Are visual design skills important for service designers? | Service Innovation & Design Figure 1: Blog post mind map. To understand and develop service design we need to combine knowledge from different areas, as business administration, publishing, marketing, psychology, journalism, design, mathematics, ethnography, among others. Every service solution will need a better understand of context, user needs and usage. The natural born service designer is beholder, curious, focused, communicative, organized and creative. Among other proficiencies, we need to develop the visual design skills. Designers communicate in a visual or an object language as symbols, signs, and metaphors. “A picture is worth a thousand words” “A picture is worth a thousand words” refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single still image. A world with a lot of information It is not new that the world is now full of new technologies, products, services, brands, information, etc. The role of visual design in service design thinking process Visual design skills Conclusion
industrial design magazine + resource / Sketchnotes category "It nearly moved me to tears," a Ford executive once said of a Michael Santoro car design. "It's the best set of proportions I've ever seen on a sedan." In the early '90s Santoro was an upstart designer largely responsible for turning Chrysler's fortunes around with his radical cab-forward concepts and dropped-headlight-fender trucks, and me and my ID classmates were lucky enough to visit his Detroit studio. There we saw some of the most mind-blowing ID sketching I've ever seen, all done in one color with a Berol Prismacolor. His line quality was unbelievable: While there were sketch marks all over the page, Santoro could unerringly hit the same curve or corner he wanted to emphasize 40, 50, 60 times, with his precisely built-up strokes creating more pop than a Pepsi factory. I thought of this as I saw, of all things, these "Where People Run" maps released by Dr. continued... Woman shopping for groceries in South Korea at a HomePlus display using her mobile phone Swimming in Culture
From Sketch Christoph Niemann : du frigo interactif au bestiaire animé, une histoire de l'interactivité Christoph Niemann est illustrateur, graphiste et écrivain. Ses réalisations sont reconnues internationalement et il a été récompensé par de nombreux prix. Après avoir fait ses études en Allemagne, il [...] lire la suite Ayzit Bostan : L´association de la mode et de l´art pour des créations poétiques Ayzit Bostan est une styliste et artiste, née en 1968 à Ankara. Christian Y. Christian Y. Ulrike Sterblich : lions, dragons et les Français - Berlin dans ma tête Ulrike Sterblich est né en 1970 à Berlin, elle est politologue, auteure et animateur. Stereo Total : Mangeurs de patates en culottes de cuir rencontrent amateurs de vins paresseux Le groupe berlinois Stéréo Total a été fondé en 1993 par Françoise Cactus et Brezel Göring. Harun Farocki : entre représentation et perception, de Werner Herzog à Donald Duck Dirk von Lowtzow: "Comment j'ai acheté un chien"
Mitch Blunt Mitch Blunt is a UK based illustrator with an interesting straightforward style that pairs vibrant colors with flat textured shapes. His work is thoughtful in its execution and composition with compelling and often playful concepts. This image, titled “The Science of Love” created for Benhealth Magazine, cleverly shows an intricate (and quite possibly explosive) formula for love. Also for your viewing pleasure… Edward McGowanThereza RoweJesse LefkowitzMaxwell Loren Holyoke Hirsch