When you’re creating visual diagrams and infographics, it makes a lot of sense to cultivate a “signature” style that is recognizable anywhere. That’s exactly what Gerry Moran has done with his informative “blueprint” infographics.
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Evernote is a powerful place to capture all of your visual thinking, thanks to a growing number of desktop and mobile apps that integrate with it.
I recently had an opportunity to interview Jenz Johnson, author of the awesome new book, Mobo Brain: A Guide to Mobile Brainpower. It outlines some simple but powerful methods that anyone can use to transform their smartphones and tablets into a powerful second brain.
Graphic facilitation – drawing out a challenge, situation or process on a whiteboard with simple shapes – is a powerful tool to help teams get things done. Here are 20 powerful business uses of it.
The Sketchbook Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking by Mike Rohde was launched last week. This terrific new book is an essential guide to this relatively new branch of visual thinking.
Become a Rockstar Scribe is a terrific a new online video course that teaches you how to become a more fluent visual thinker and graphic recorder. If you’re interested in becoming a better visual thinker, I highly recommend it.
The Imaginary Foundation, a Swiss think tank that does experimental research on new ways of thinking and the power of the imagination, has published The Pattern Seeker Trading Cards, a collection of 23 cards that pays tribute to the deep thinkers of history.
What other visual thinking topics should this blog focus upon? Please give me your input.
Nancy Duarte, visual thinking book author and consultant, earlier this week launched Diagrammer, a searchable database of 4,000 business diagram templates that you can purchase and download for only 99 cents each.
Dan Roam, author of the visual mapping books The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas With Pictures and Blah, Blah, Blah: What To Do When Words Don’t Work, compares the process of visual thinking to the process of carving a faceted diamond out of a rough piece of the crystalline substance. This is a very powerful analogy.