Visual Tools, Communication & Design
Visual tools help engage, inform, educate, and inspire a target audience or the general public. From mapping and graphical representation of data to interpretive signage, community art, and design that reveals function, there are countless ways to enhance a project, initiative, or organizational practice by incorporating visual tools and creative communication. EF | Design & Planning adds value through strategic visualization and design.
benefits of visualization & design
increase comprehension of complex information
establish brand recognition for a business, organization, or project
help your audience better understand a project in the context of its surroundings
provide your viewer with a more enjoyable experience
create a sense of place, identity, and ownership
engage diverse audiences
convey information about the historical or community significance of a site
communicate ecological function through design
on the ground
demonstrate the on-the-ground impacts of climate change in a creative and informative way
A Tool for
Education & Outreach:
One strategy to reduce erosion and mitigate the impacts of storm surge is to install a living shoreline. The 'before and afters' shown below were developed for an outreach poster to increase public understand what a living shoreline was and how different types of living shorelines can look.