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Making Ideas Concrete

A short form smart note

Abstract ideas are easily over or under valued. Sketchnoting makes ideas concrete. Not only does sketchnoting help us remember ideas better, but we can also connect them in new ways. Knapp uses sketchnoting in design workshops to help participants conceptualize their ideas. When shared with sticky notes on walls or white boards, workshoppers can see how…




Since taking Matt Ragland’s #90daynotes challenge in 2020, I’ve been sharing my smart notes on Instragram. This is a short form blog where I can share these notes to Medium audiences. Other contributors are welcome! Just shoot me an email or message.

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Lance Cummings PhD

Lance Cummings PhD

writing professor & rhetorician — where philosophy, communication, technology intersect.