Posts filed under ‘Draw It Forward’
“LED lights trickle down to make an obvious statement, regarding the time left for the lights to change. Easy and intuitive.”
While there may be some design details to work out, it reminds us to ask, “How could working with different images, colors or shapes help me develop or convey my ideas?”
With an interesting twist on the Fresh Ideas strategy “Draw It Forward,” Chip Conley crafted simple formulas to illustrate universal truths, creating a “visual lexicon for mastering your life challenges.”
Regret = Disappointment + Responsibility
Jealousy = Mistrust – Self Esteem
Authenticity = Self Awareness X Courage
Happiness = Wanting What You Have / Having What You Want
Wisdom = the square root of Experience
What formulas (+ – / X = ) could you play with to capture relationships between the forces at work within your challenge?
This graphic of The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions is so clearly informative it now appears in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
What could you understand better by drawing a visual map of it?
A one minute scroll down through The Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D. gives a memorable explanation of the impact of pursuing a Ph.D.
Frank Chimero is a graphic designer, illustrator, teacher, writer, and all around creative person from Portland, Oregon.
Rahul Mahtani & Yofred Moik at Syracuse University are playing with an interesting new way to communicate just how far your snail mail message has traveled: send snail mail through a link on gmail and print evelopes showing the google-mapped distance between the sender and the recipient. (Learn more about this idea here.)
Subscribers to the Fresh Ideas coaching series will recognize the Draw It Forward strategy at play.