19 Aug Report design
Many firms are long on planning knowhow but short on translating their expertise into compelling, readable reports. No one will sit still to read a 100-page Word document. Lee Ann Walling is a certified graphic and web designer, as well as a former journalist trained to avoid jargon and write straightforwardly.
The result is not just well researched findings and solid planning recommendations, but reports that people will actually read and digest.
Recent examples include “Working Waterfront” documents for Leipsic and Little Creek, a master plan for Bridgeville and Greenwood, a Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan for Laurel, Laurel’s Downtown Development District Plan, and Laurel’s draft Comprehensive Plan. Cedar Creek also developed and designed a “Healthy Living and Active Design” scorecard for the Nemours Foundation that explained planning concepts in everyday language. “Climate Change in Delaware” was designed for the Division of Energy and Climate.