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How to Storyboard for Creative Ideation

How to Storyboard for Creative Ideation

July 16, 2013

Storyboards have become common in corporate conference rooms today in many forms, but where did storyboarding as business tool come from? It turns out that storyboarding as we know it originated in the animation studio of Walt Disney in the late 1920’s. Soon the practice began to spread to other film and animation studios. The practice grew and writer and art curator, Annette Micheloson, considers the 1940s to present the period in which “production design has been largely characterized by adoption of the storyboard.” Today, businesses utilize storyboarding to facilitate group brainstorming and communication. By having a large, physical canvas on which […]

Rebuilding the Rockaways with the American Institute of Architects

Rebuilding the Rockaways with the American Institute of Architects

June 13, 2013

Last Friday, ImageThink was honored to join the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at their Disaster Response Initiative town hall meeting in the Rockaways. The Rockaways comprise a portion of New York City on the slender Rockaway Peninsula. The peninsula runs along the southernmost edge of the borough of Queens. The Rockaways, home to about 130,000 New Yorkers and long been a popular resort area, was devastated by Hurricane Sandy last year. Working with members from the Rockaways community, AIA assembled a team of disaster relief and response specialists to listen to the community. The AIA’s objective was to gain insight […]