Five Indicators of The Visual Economy

In a recent post here on Digigen, I talked about my concept of The Visual Economy. An idea which seemed to drive a lot of thought and discussion, both on and offline. It has spurred me on to believing that it could become a term similar to the idea of Web2.0 which Tim O’Reilly first talked about in 2006. I know this is a lofty ambition, but better to aim for the stars sometimes isn’t it?

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The Future of Visual Storytelling: From The Last Supper to the iPad Tablet

Of late, I've been thinking a lot about visual storytelling and the various ways that the Internet and digital devices like the iPad require us to process information and content. Over the past decade, there has been an astounding rise in the value of visual literacy -- the ability to process information and content that is delivered via images rather than text. When you think about it, all of the most popular forms of new Internet content - whether infographics, casual games or video clips - place a premium on visual storytelling. At the end of the day, the Apple iPad is primarily a device for consuming visual content.

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Close Your Eyes, Change Your Brain

I find I close my eyes to “enhance” my other senses. If I’m trying to hear a barely audible voicemail, for example, I often close my eyes. I always assumed that I was merely reducing visual stimuli and hence freeing up my brain to devote more resources to listening.

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Business (Strategy) Books Lack Creativity...

by: Alexander Osterwalder

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Total Design

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Visual Library

by: David Armano

Doing a little housekeeping and I've updated my visuals in a single slideshow.  Every 4 months or so, I'll update the slideshow and re-post here.  Gotta love slideshare.

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