CSS Industries Share How Approval Studio Changed Their Workflow

You have probably noticed that there weren’t many interviews lately on our blog, so we decided it was a good day to post one. Our today’s conversation is with one of the companies that have been using our proofing tool for quite a while – CSS Industries.

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approval studio in the magazine

Approval Studio in the magazine [UPDATED 04.27.2020]

We have quite a lot of different articles in our blog, that prove the effectiveness of review tools in general and Approval Studio in particular. However, the majority of those are quite theoretical, so we decided to publish a small use case.

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2020 trends preview

10 Major Trends in Graphic Design

We decided to take a look at what’s likely to trend in the design sphere next year. The design industry is stable with some aspects and absolutely unpredictable with the others. That is why we want to ask you a question: are you sure that your team is following these latest tendencies and is ready for all the changes that might come in the year 2020? Let’s go through them one by one and make sure!

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quiz

Quiz. How good are you in design? 8 quick questions.

8 quick questions. 4 minutes quiz to prove you are a design professional! Are you?

The answer is in great infographics!

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are logos overrated?

Are Logos overrated?

Michael Bierut – a graphic designer of such projects as Verizon, Billboard, museumofsex, and many more, thinks that logos are overrated. The only thing makes it great. Which one? Let’s discuss this.

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designMistakes header

10 Common Mistakes in Graphic Design [Solved]

We know how to solve the most common design issues and want to share our solutions with you. 10 easy steps, simple to follow, that will improve your design project speed and quality. Some of the solutions are pretty obvious, but for some reason, they are usually ignored. Are you sure that you are not one of those people ignoring the obvious? Let’s check.

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brain

Design & psychology

Today, I want to share with you, probably, the most interesting conversation that we had up until today. Daniel May is a design professional, who’s been working with such companies like Sony and BMG, and it’s possible, that some of his works you can find in your music collection on the CD covers.

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ui/ux

What is the best collaboration tool for UX\UI designers?

Today, we are talking to Andrii Horbachov and Dmytriy Kravchenko – the co-founders of Brave Wings digital bureau, UX\UI specialists from Ukraine. These guys have truly remarkable works in their portfolio, some of them can be found on Dribble, other projects cannot be shared in free access, due to contract restrictions, but believe me, they are even more interesting and complicated. Traditionally, we discuss the business process of creative teams, issues and solutions. And, as you can see from the title, the guys have an answer for those, trying to find the best collaboration tool for UX\UI designers. Can you guess what would be the tool? I doubt it, but let us know in the comments below.

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packaging design science

Packaging design as science

I’ve heard a lot of criticism about the design choices made by different companies while releasing their products to the market. Nowadays, having a high-quality product in the box might be even less important than having a nice, eye-catching and appealing box, as when you “meet” the product for the first time – you see its packaging, but have no clue what’s inside of it.

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workplace

Communication with client & design innovations

While working on the web-app, targeted for creative teams, our Approval Studio guys have carried out a big research, making interviews with Project Managers, Team Leads, Design Professors and Specialists working in different creative spheres, such as packaging design, label design, interior design, UX/UI design, etc. The most interesting conversations will be published here, in Approval Studio blog.

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Creative direction

What is the main cause of a headache in creative direction? Nick Schön’s vision

During the last months, I`m asking CDs, Art-Directors and design managers the one question – what is the main headache in their job? This exciting experience became a good source for some blog series I`ll share with you later.

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creativity

Looking for project management software. How to make the right decision?

So let`s talk about product-centric vision. Nirav Patel answered the question “How do I find the best project management tool?”

Nirav Patel, IT Project / Product Manager with 12 years of experience talks about must-have features: Read more