Tag Archive | visualization

My Graphic Facilitation Journey

Last week I attended a 2-day graphic facilitation training at The Hub Amsterdam with Bigger Picture from Denmark. This is the agenda of that training. Since these 2 days, I can’t stop drawing things, I read through the whole Back of the Napkin and I started with Visual Meetings by David Sibbet (who is one of the pioneers of visual facilitation and the founder of The Grove). Yes I got hooked on drawing little people and places and signs and arrows. Don’t know if it already counts as visual note taking or even graphic facilitation yet, but that doesn’t matter at all. Because just doing it is a lot of fun. Plus I already got a lot of positive feedback from my colleagues who get bombarded with my quirky little drawings since that training. Read on if you would like to learn more about my graphic facilitation journey.

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Yes is More! – How Architecture Is Like Experience Planning

An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution – what is that supposed to be? The Danish architects of BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) published a book on their projects and their philosophy of pragmatic utopianism – a pragmatic utopian architecture that takes on the creation of socially, economically and environmentally perfect places as a practical objective. In short: Yes is More! The cool thing: In contrast to other text books on architecture, Bjarke Ingels chose the format of a comic book to literally illustrate their work.

Empathy Visualized

This video combines and illustrates two very exciting topics. First of all, the video is a great example of visual storytelling and the art of visualizing a complex topic in a seemingly easy and entertaining way. This is exactly one of the main challenges in strategy and planning. There are some great sources to constantly get inspired by examples like the video on the empathic civilization. One that I can really recommend is Visual Loop – a blog that is “all about visualizing the world … and beyond”.

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