Creative Facilitation

Collaborative worksessions, live events and advanced skills instruction


Craighton has close to 20 years of experience with creative facilitation: running immersive client workshops, visual recording 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 UIC, SVA, IIT and SAIC. Additionally he has run skills training workshops in visual thinking, ideation, and design-entrepreneurship at conferences and for corporations. (including Disney Imagineering, Fjörd Helskinki, Humana, and the Soho House Chicago, among others)
Workshop topics include: design sketching, visual thinking, visual note-taking, experience storyboarding, design entrepreneurship and crowdfunding for designers.

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