Creative Facilitation

Shaping workshops, classes and live events

Craighton has close to 20 years of experience with creative facilitation: running immersive client workshops, creating visual recordings of conferences, facilitating creative training and teaching at the university level. Shaping creativity “in-the-moment” and using visual tools to engage and inspire participants is a studio specialty.




Creative Workshop Facilitation

Graphic Facilitation

Training & Education



Craighton Berman Studio offers services in planning and facilitating workshops in design-thinking, ideation & brainstorming sessions. Additionally the studio is available for graphic recording in worksessions, conferences and for live events.

Visual thinking techniques include: graphic facilitation of meetings and workshops, event-based graphic recording & sketchnoting, concept ideation, experience storyboarding, and strategic mapping.



Craighton has taught courses at the university level at University of Illinois at Chicago, School of the Visual Arts, Illinois Institute of Technology and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Additionally he has run skills training workshops in visual thinking, ideation, and design-entrepreneurship at conferences and for corporations.
Past clients include: Disney Imagineering, Fjörd (NYC & Helskinki), Humana, US Cellular, Soho House Chicago and more.


Workshop topics include: design sketching, visual thinking, visual note-taking, experience storyboarding, design entrepreneurship and crowdfunding for designers.

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