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Don Moyer is one of the three founders of ThoughtForm Inc., in
Pittsburgh. There, he helps clients explain topics by making messages
visible. Moyer is passionate about creating visual explanations, and
frequently uses self-initiated projects to explore visual storytelling
ideas. He received the Silver Star Alumni Award from the University of
the Arts in 2006. His “Panel Discussion” column, which uses visual
storytelling techniques to teach a business lesson, can be found every
month on the last page of Harvard Business Review. He is an
active member of both AIGA and APDF.
Moyer’s career began in Philadelphia with Murphy Levy Wurman and the
Group for Environmental Education. He worked in Toronto and New Haven in
the early 1970s and served as project manager for the Symbol Signs
project for the U.S. Department of Transportation and AIGA. In 1976,
Moyer moved to Pittsburgh to join the Westinghouse Corporate Design
Center. There, he worked with his future business partners, Reed Agnew
and Grant Smith; the three went on to found ThoughtForm Inc. in 1980.
Moyer received a BFA degree in graphic design from the Philadelphia
College of Art (now University of the Arts) and an MFA degree in graphic
design from Yale University.
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Section: Why Design -
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"The Crisis of Credit Visualized" (2008), an animation designed by Jonathan Jarvis to explain the global economic crisis (and part of the AIGA Design Archives), has been featured on "Design and Violence," MoMA's experimental online curatorial project spearheaded by Paola Antonelli. Selected by the project curators, Jarvis' work is described by Gillian Tett of the Financial Times and intended as a prompt for public discussion on the site.
Section: Inspiration -
information design, graphic design, animation
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Section: Inspiration -
information design, exhibition design, experience design, interaction design, interface design, usability, user experience, user research, web design, digital media, interview, mobile, technology, innovation
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design thinking, Voice
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