Merit Illustration uses visual tools and visual agility to foster better understanding, better ideas, and deeper engagement. Augment your intelligence and get more moments of "ohhhhhhhhh!"


Drew Merit is a visual thinker and artist who graphically captures presentations and conversations in real time. He also coaches innovative and disruptive teams, empowering them to solve complex problems using visual thinking tools.

Drew is a co-inventor on 10 augmented reality patents. He has participated in product development sprints for cleaning products, pet food, toys and more.

Drew has taught Visual Thinking and Communication at the Stanford Hasso Plattner Institute of Design ( He has also spoken at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and led training sessions with corporate clients like Citrix.