Archives of Visual Content

5 content design agency myths: busted!

In our line of work, we often come across what we like to describe as content design agency myths. These are misconceptions about the way we do things and what we are like. Assumptions get made about our cost, our ability to deliver what is wanted, our knowledge of an industry and even our temperament. […]
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5 reasons for using a content design agency

One question businesses and organisations will ask themselves when planning a content design project is whether using the services of an external content design agency is a good idea. Well, there’s a lot to think about. On one hand, a competent in-house editorial team may already be in place and able to do the work, […]

A beginner’s guide to microcontent

We love microcontent. A lot. It’s simple, easy to do and effective. In this article we introduce you to microcontent, the various formats in which it comes, why you should use it and how you can get started. What is microcontent? Microcontent is a collection of small graphics, snippets or videos that are generated from […]

Visual content: 10 ways

From news articles and blogs, to tweets and eBooks – these days, we’re reading (or at least skimming) so much more visual content than we’ve ever done before. In 2019, the average person worldwide consumed 8 hours of media every day. This is up from 7 hours in 2011. And as people consume more, the […]

Presentation design: 5 ways to break the mould

Presentation design is all about emotion. A business presentation is a powerful opportunity to engage an audience and inspire it to take action. But so often we see lacklustre default designs that fail to seize that opportunity, leaving audiences disengaged and contents under-sold. By planning and using imagination, you can break the mould and create […]
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5 tips for professional graph design

As businesses become more and more data-driven, so it follows that the professional graph design, charts and visualisations that communicate this data are more important than ever. Data is everywhere in our daily lives. We see it being presented in so many slick and attractive ways, on fitness trackers, weather apps, software dashboards, even TV […]

How to create a ‘good’ infographic (+FREE template)

Following a conversation with a client about why we felt we had to rewrite and restructure the content that they’d sent us for an infographic design, we thought we’d share our knowledge about what makes a good, and therefore effective, infographic structure. We’ve also put together a handy FREE INFOGRAPHIC TEMPLATE to help you plan […]

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 […]
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