My Second visual design post at my 9-5, this time around the topic is Visual Problem Solving, what is it and how to make it work. I hope you all stop by and check it out. Here is a little taste.
What is visual problem solving? Truth be told, most of us use it every day. It has been so ingrained in us from childhood that by the time we are adults we hardly notice it. Designers, Illustrators and anyone else who needs to solve problems use visual tools. Visual problem solving allows us to see relationships that don’t often exist on spreadsheets and technical briefs.
I first learned to use visual tools working as an illustrator. As a big believer in processes, I would go through a ritual of turning prose into a word puzzle that would morph into…