Tagged: Language

Nobody Remembers 1,000 Words

What can designers learn from verbal communication?
Verbal language and visual design. They have much in common within the umbrella of communication, for they both can be executed in very stylized ways. They can be forthright. They can say things without saying things. They can tug on emotions. A pun can be word based or image based. If I'm frustrated, I can let you know that with very abstract speech. Let's call it an emphatic, prolonged grunt/sigh. A series of high-contrast, rushed brush strokes colliding into one another may suggest the same feeling. Read More