Category Archives: visual methods

designeducators

Design Thinking for Art & Design Educators

Last week I was pleased to go all the way to Soria in Spain to teach a three-day workshop on design thinking and team dynamics to the educators of Escuela de Arte y Superior de Design (EASD – Art & Design School). Soria

designeducators

Design Thinking for Art & Design Educators

Last week I was pleased to go all the way to Soria in Spain to teach a three-day workshop on design thinking and team dynamics to the educators of Escuela de Arte y Superior de Design (EASD – Art & Design School). Soria

reasoning

Visual reasoning through information design

The visual communication of complex or less known topics (e.g. science, medicine, mathematics) in simpler and clearer ways appeals to users and readers’ visual reasoning. Visual reasoning is the process of both analysing information presented in visual form (e.g. pictures, diagrams, drawings) and solving problems

reasoning

Visual reasoning through information design

The visual communication of complex or less known topics (e.g. science, medicine, mathematics) in simpler and clearer ways appeals to users and readers’ visual reasoning. Visual reasoning is the process of both analysing information presented in visual form (e.g. pictures, diagrams, drawings) and solving problems

cafe-latte2

A closer view to creative thinking

How designers think or how the creative thinking and problem-solving processes work have been subjects of several studies (Goldschmidt, 1990; Cross et al., 1996; among others) involving a wide range of disciplines and fields from cognition, psychology, visual thinking to

cafe-latte2

A closer view to creative thinking

How designers think or how the creative thinking and problem-solving processes work have been subjects of several studies (Goldschmidt, 1990; Cross et al., 1996; among others) involving a wide range of disciplines and fields from cognition, psychology, visual thinking to

fundesign

Fun Design!

Since a while, we (closest design friends and me) discuss about the current situation of design—design environment, community, design industry, work, clients, etc. To some extent, we think that design has become too serious. Yes, I know, I write a

fundesign

Fun Design!

Since a while, we (closest design friends and me) discuss about the current situation of design—design environment, community, design industry, work, clients, etc. To some extent, we think that design has become too serious. Yes, I know, I write a

magic napkins

Thanks to a comment, I borrowed from the library The back of the Napkin. Dan Roam, the author, emphasises the power of visual thinking through simple drawings. Beyond the book content, one thing that really got my attention was the

magic napkins

Thanks to a comment, I borrowed from the library The back of the Napkin. Dan Roam, the author, emphasises the power of visual thinking through simple drawings. Beyond the book content, one thing that really got my attention was the

where is the toilet, Sr.?

Let’s analyse some images. 01. New bus station. Mar del Plata (Argentina). This is one of the biggest summer tourists’ cities of the country. I was there (in the new bus station!) for the first time a couple of weeks

where is the toilet, Sr.?

Let’s analyse some images. 01. New bus station. Mar del Plata (Argentina). This is one of the biggest summer tourists’ cities of the country. I was there (in the new bus station!) for the first time a couple of weeks

The Guardian Data Store, a place for visualising content

Data Store is an interesting section of The Guardian where everyone can submit their own diagrams and information graphics. The aim of this section is to make complex information more accessible to people. Facts and figures are published using accessible

The Guardian Data Store, a place for visualising content

Data Store is an interesting section of The Guardian where everyone can submit their own diagrams and information graphics. The aim of this section is to make complex information more accessible to people. Facts and figures are published using accessible