Category: Timeline Design

12 Ideas for Story-Rich Image Use

With a nod to the invaluable Graphic Design USA blog where these first appeared, here are 12 ideas for story-rich image use … paraphased and enhanced for corporate communicators by CorporateHistory.net president Marian Calabro. 1-Choose an image that tells a story without needing words. 2-Use imagery in[...]
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History Book Design: Ken Burns vs. Infographic

From CorporateHistory.net's book "Superior Linen at 60: Stories of Teamwork, Technology, and Trust," designed by Ashley Toth
The graphic design of business history books and timelines tends to follow one of two models. CorporateHistory.net president Marian Calabro calls them the Ken Burns approach and the Infographic approach. Key features of the Ken Burns look (tip of the hat to the documentarian): photos closely aligned[...]
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#1 Success Factor in Corporate History Campaigns

"The Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dali
Starting early is the #1 success factor in a corporate history campaign. Allowing sufficient time will save money and ensure best-practice results. How much time? The better part of a year for a campaign or book, ideally one to two years, with the clock starting when you[...]
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