I work as freelance designer for events, meetings, conferences, brainstorming session, books, magazines and big surfaces in the field of Graphic facilitation and Graphic recording, skills that can help you raise and boost creativity and productivity in your work. Graphic facilitators do that by recording your events and meetings and facilitating workshops, transcribing the information in a visual manner, managing space and flow in the perfect container of collective intelligence, while making participants solve problems and cooperate to create innovations. Design Thinking is in fact also used to create team works, adopting design process approach to generate ideas and improve the solutions emerged: collaboration is the key word, teaching and learning at the same time, making sure that no idea gets lost by synthesizing informations using the technical skills of scribing and illustration.
Graphic facilitation is an interactive visualization process, where questions are asked and feedback are given, is a dynamic methodology used in order to flesh out out an idea, develop a product, or map out a project: it’s also well suited for brainstorming sessions, meetings, and business development processes.
Graphic Recording or scribing captures people’s ideas and expressions in words, images and color as they are being spoken in the moment, it takes place on a big surface synthesizing the essential content. Scribing works for everyone, delivering an extra and essential visual benefits to Businesses and organizations visualizing the values and the ideas of the whole team, creating a visual record of the events and focusing on the main content.
Creative mining is not only a terminology I’ve coined to define something that is in progress and encloses a mix of methodologies and processes that can be activated by the goal set at the starting point. Creative mining is a bio shake of design and critical thinking, creativity, passion, attitude and an open mind set applicable to the processes of changing and transformation. In order to revel what is still hide, to look for new challenges, to create a language that everyone understands, to find smart solutions, to share bigger and smarter ideas, to show processes and proposals, to be cooler than the usual, boring slides, to explain and promote a product, to turn ideas into effective teamwork. A creative support for change and decision makers, CEOs, managers, facilitators and meeting organizers. The only way to solve a wicked problem is to have fun with the clients and their challenges.
Sketchnoting is the art of visualizing notes -such as drawings, lettering, icons and connectors- on a notebook, organizing the space in order to remember, create, plan: it’s a very useful tool for the management of daily activities. It’s also used for visualizing talks, presentations, brainstorming session and meetings, especially the ones in smaller venues.