What Is Graphic Recording? A Quick Guide

What Is Graphic Recording? A Quick Guide

December 21, 2017

What Is Graphic Recording? Graphic recording is the real-time translation of conversations or presentations into text and pictures. Graphic recorders do three things simultaneously: they listen for key ideas, synthesize them, and document them in visual form. What is graphic recording? It gives meeting and conference attendees an opportunity to absorb content on a visual level. At ImageThink, our experienced graphic recorders use visual facilitation to reinforce themes, clarify complex problems, and move insight to action. The end result is a visual map of key insights that can be reflected on and shared post event. Check out some of these […]

Sophisticated Marketer: Shannon Brayton

Sophisticated Marketer: Shannon Brayton

November 9, 2017

Looking for monthly marketing tips? Searching for actionable marketing insights, and a great listen? Look no further than the Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast, hosted by Jason Miller of LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. The bi-monthly podcast explores successful marketing practices with some of the brightest minds in contemporary marketing.    Impact with images As firm believers in the power of visual marketing, we are partnering with LinkedIn to visualize the key concepts from each episode of Season 6. Together we know the value in creating evergreen summaries to memorialize the key take aways from Jason’s conversations with marketing giants. Sketchnotes capture and synthesize the biggest ideas from the show in visual form–so you can see them at a glance.   Like what you […]

The Business Leader's Visual Library

The Business Leader’s Visual Library

September 2, 2017

At ImageThink, we’re passionate about using visuals to unlock innovation, facilitate collaboration and increase understanding among groups – all of which are mission-critical to building a business in the 21st Century. Chances are that if you’re reading this, you’re also interested in those objectives and how graphic recording and facilitation techniques can help you achieve them. You’re not alone. The following is our list of recommended visual books for the visually-savvy business leader. A Whole New Mind In this visual book, Dan Pink articulates the forces at the heart of an exciting paradigm shift in business and the economy. He argues that […]

A Labor Of Love: What We Learned From God's Love We Deliver

A Labor Of Love: What We Learned From God’s Love We Deliver

October 4, 2016

God’s Love We Deliver kicked off their conference with a review of the Food Is Medicine Coalition’s year, illustrated in this graphic recording. Giving Back Every year, each member of the ImageThink team chooses a non-profit that we believe in to donate our graphic recording services to.  This year, our team was excited to support God’s Love We Deliver, a Soho-based non-profit doing amazing work providing nutritious and medically-tailored meal delivery to people who really need them.  ImageThink was invited to graphic record a multi-day summit this September, and we were so moved by the organization’s innovative work that we […]

Join Us For ImageThink's First Drink n Draw

Join Us For ImageThink’s First Drink n Draw

September 22, 2016

Join us next Thursday, September 29th, from 7:00-9:00pm at Berg’n for the inaugural #ImageDrink, a drink and draw hosted by the ImageThink team. Polish up your graphic recording skills! Meet new faces and break the ice with drawing games that will get your creative  impulses and visual thinking firing. Berg’n will keep the drinks flowing, and ImageThink will provide supplies and activities that will get you laughing, flexing your sketching muscles,and having fun with drawing. All skill levels are welcome! September 29th 7-9pm, at Berg’n (899 Bergen, between Franklin and Classon), free admission. Interested in learning how ImageThink can support your team with visual solutions?  Contact us at [email protected]

ImageThink Making an Impact in Education

ImageThink Making an Impact in Education

September 20, 2016

ImageThink supports a lot of education conferences because visuals are so important to teaching & learning. Faculty, administration, alumni, and students have so much passion that you can feel the energy as we create real-time visual recording summaries of the content. Here are some impactful education conferences and events we have supported South Ward Community Schools Initiative in Newark, New Jersey The education conference brings together families and community members to become active participants in five Newark schools: Louise A. Spencer, Belmont Runyon, BRICK Avon Academy, BRICK Peshine Academy, and Malcom X Shabbazz. Hosted at Belmont Runyon elementary, the event boasted […]

Amex's Top Business Traveler Trends from 2016: Illustrated

Amex’s Top Business Traveler Trends from 2016: Illustrated

August 8, 2016

  The Global Business Travel Association… is the “world’s premiere business travel and meetings organization,” with over 7,000 members spread across six continents.  Last month, during the GBTA’s convention in Denver, CO, Amex revealed the findings of its Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index, which measured the latest business traveller trends for the business traveller community. Travel is a constant for us at ImageThink, where we support clients around the globe.  So we were excited to go to Denver to support Amex’s booth with a large scale infographic based on their report’s findings.  Not only did it draw conference attendees into the […]

San Diego Comic-Con Recap

San Diego Comic-Con Recap

August 3, 2016

ImageThink graphic recording presented a Draw Your Big Idea graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Co-founder Heather Willems walked attendees through exercises to help them achieve their goals with drawing. The turnout was exceptional, the passion of the group was infectious. Senior Graphic Recorder James Lake created real-time visualizations of the discussion as it unfolded. We started our graphic recording workshop with a brief history of ImageThink, including Heather’s story of starting out as a waitress & eavesdropping on her customer’s conversations. She found out she was a great listener & turned her napkin notes into murals, someone saw them & told her […]

ImageThink Master Course at PPTOW WORLDZ

ImageThink Master Course at PPTOW WORLDZ

August 1, 2016

  ImageThink is happy to announce we will be presenting Master Course DRAW YOUR IDEAS INTO ACTION at PPTOW! WORLDZ on Aug 2-3 in LA! Bridge the gap from ideation to execution by simply picking up a pen. Quincy Jones, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Dr. Peter Diamandis, Brit Morin, Tony Hawk, Jane Rosenthal, IN-Q and George Whitesides are among the headlining speakers at this future-focused summit to create the world of tomorrow. “A Harvard for Culture”. See you in LA! Check out our original appearance at PPTOW!

ImageThink graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic Con

ImageThink graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic Con

July 18, 2016

Did you know most people have a dormant super power? ImageThink graphic recording is happy to announce we will be presenting a workshop at San Diego Comic Con 2016 on Saturday July 23 from 4-5pm in Room 4. Nora Herting, Heather Willems and James Lake will share principles and exercises from our new book, Draw Your Big Idea. You can clarify your goals and attach actions to them using visual storytelling! We will bring out your inner graphic recording superhero! Purchase your copy of Draw Your Big Idea & bring your copy to the workshop!          See you at San Diego Comic Con 2016!