Archives of Visual Content

5 reasons why infographic designs are perfect for internal communications

We work with many large businesses and organisations who use infographics to communicate reports and research in a way that makes complex matters easier to understand. As a result, their audiences, including clients and key stakeholders, are more engaged and interested their activities. As our relationships with clients develop, we understand more about their cultures […]

The science of infographic design

We love the challenge of using our knowledge of how the brain works and the design principles that stimulate it to solve the problem of presenting complex information so that it becomes more easily digestible and more memorable. The process of unravelling reams of data and creating a visual narrative that tells the story uncovered […]

Use animation to make your visual report jump out from the crowd

When you see something moving out of the corner of your eye, it instantly catches your attention. It could be a butterfly, your pet, or someone creeping up on you. No matter how much you don’t want to be distracted, whatever caused the movement now has your full attention. Animation uses the same principle to […]

Expand the reach of your research report: how to use graphic assets

Clever use of graphic assets saves time and money. You can extend the reach and timeline of your project by making your graphics work harder on your behalf. All it takes is some smart planning and a designer with a keen eye and technical know-how.  Projects that form part of a wider awareness campaign can […]
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3 powerful ways to improve your organisation’s presentation design

Presentations can be a compelling way to showcase your knowledge, experience and specialisms. Delivering a successful presentation is not just about how you speak, it’s also about the quality of the supporting information you use. For most of us, this comes in the form of a slide deck. A great set of slides grabs the […]

10 ways to visualise your online content

From news articles and blogs, to tweets and eBooks – these days, we’re reading (or at least skimming) so much more than we’ve ever done before. Today, the average American consumes 15.5 hours of media every day. This is up from 11 hours in 2008, and 13.6 hours in 2012. And as people consume more, […]

Book Review: slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte

Slide:ology is a reference book covering much more than just presentations. It details visual storytelling development for the layperson as well as the designer. Containing guidance on conceptual thinking, inspirational ideas and case studies the book helps readers to think outside the box and create presentations or graphics that are highly compelling for the audience.  ….. […]

Top 3 scientific rules for effective information design

I never understood why I like things to be neat, tidy and – most importantly – to work. As a perfectionist I’m always looking for ways to improve my designs – make them clearer, have more focus, get a stronger message across. It was only when I looked deeper into the theory of information and […]