William Bardel

William Bardel has 15 years experience working at design, architecture, engineering and software firms and is currently Principal / Information designer at Luminant Design

William has designed signage systems for cities, airports, and mass transit, along with print maps, infographics, annual reports, websites, dynamic information displays, and statistical data visualizations. He has lectured internationally on design technology and wayfinding.

Drawing Ideas: Enhance your creative process with quick sketching and visual storytelling

Are you looking for an innovation spark to improve your own UX design process? Have you ever wanted to be a stronger, more confident visual communicator? Is drawing something you wish you could do better? Drawing Ideas is an immersive, hands-on session that combines presentation, individual, and team-based activities designed to unlock your potential for brainstorming creativity through better drawing skills. Using quick sketching techniques and affective visual storytelling methods, this workshop will teach you new ways to visualize your ideas and design concepts.

Learn tools and techniques that support your UX design practice, including how to create cleaner, more expressive sketches, how to use visual thinking as a way to clearly understand situations and actions more clearly, and how to use layout to direct attention to what is important. Throughout the workshop you will build competency and knowledge for use in your daily UX work while also engaging with others around you for a fast-paced and fun team experience.

Drawing Ideas workshops are aimed at both novice and expert audiences in design, business and beyond – demonstrating methods for observation, brainstorming, and visual explanation to support collaboration and innovation.

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