Solving 6 Terrible Design Crimes In Sherlock’s Style

Managing project budgets is one hell of a job. One must really be a visionary to calculate all the expenses – both time and financial ones. However, this is hardly the hardest part of collaboration: even despite the best preparation possible, most of the projects face some unpleasant circumstances that force them to go overboard and spend some extra. Especially if we talk about remote collaboration – finding good creative solutions is even harder in such circumstances.

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How To Explain Artwork Approval To Your Grandparents

“Oh, come on, why on earth do you think you would have to explain artwork approval to anyone at all? It sure sounds pretty self-explanatory and there is not so much to dwell on.”

Are you sure, though?

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How Naughty Dog marketed The Last Of Us: Part II

The Last of Us II was one of the most anticipated video game releases in the last 7 years that have passed since the highly successful first part. It became a huge hit, earned the love of millions of fans and critics alike, and received an incredible number of awards – it even stands to be the game of the decade. Sure enough, fans expected nothing less from the follow-up chapter, so TLOU 2 had to maintain the same level – either that or be even better.

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Why Your Business Needs Design Proofing Tool: A Detailed Roadmap

The design industry has long expanded over its own boundaries and became totally ubiquitous. Any team out there inevitably works with visuals that are the main means to catch a potential client’s attention and make them remember you.

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The Art of the Remote Work: How To Perform From Home

Before the worldwide quarantine started due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people I know were eager to try their hand at remote working. Why not? Remote teams seem convenient. But are they?

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How Design Helps Us Stop COVID-19 Spread

With a COVID-19 pandemic bursting out in the world, people have accommodated various means of fighting it. Social distancing, remote work and remote collaboration, quarantine measures, and so on and so forth.

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7 Project Management Trends For 2020

7 Project Management Trends for 2020

Trends articles are always interesting to write – they kinda tell you a story of this or that industry, leaving just enough room for predictions. What will the industry be like this year and what will people bring to it? Will it change radically within several months or will it continue to move slowly but surely in the same direction it has been moving before?

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Approval Studio: The Mobile Version Guide

Howdy, folks!

How was your last week? I have to admit, ours was pretty hectic! The whole team was running ‘round, getting ready for a new release, and trying to do their best to add some cool new features that we hope you will find useful.

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benefits of design collaboration

What are the Benefits of Design Collaboration for Creating a Better Product?

Yeah, we’ve been talking a lot about collaboration on this blog. What choice do we have, though? It is the main engine of the design industry in 2020.

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How to Start a Creative Agency from Scratch?

I bet there’s a time in every designer’s life when they catch themselves thinking: maybe I should create my own firm?

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10 Ways to Make a Design Project Faster and More Efficient

To make someone’s business more efficient via work with visuals, one has to become a more efficient graphic designer. Become a faster graphic designer. It’s a no-brainer.

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7 Ways Graphic Designers Benefit From Digital Asset Management Software

Let me tell you a story. Recently I’ve been working on a new creative project of mine – not something from my regular job, rather a hobby…

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What are the Skills to Include in Graphic Designer’s Portfolio?

What is the first thing that you think of when someone says “This designer has the ultimate skills”?

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5 reasons sketching is important

5 Key Reasons Why Sketching Is Important in Graphic Design

Have you ever had some unaccomplished artistic ideas? If you’re into graphic design, you might have had a few or even more.

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top 10 tips for design professionals

10 Best Project Management Tips for Design Professionals

Graphic design is something that takes its own separate place among all other creative industries. Want it or not, we interact with it all the time almost every minute of our lives.

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worst christmas designs

Poor Christmas Designs Fixed With Approval Studio Proofing Tool

Ho-ho-ho!

Christmas artwork workflow patrol’s here.

As the most wonderful time of the year is approaching and everybody is getting busy with choosing presents, decorating their Christmas trees, and standing beneath the mistletoe hoping for a kiss, allowed to sleep we are not. 

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How To Present A Final Design Mockup

A final design presentation is never an easy thing and should be taken as seriously as the designing process itself. How do you do it, though? We have answers, but first, let me introduce someone to you…

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perfect business workflow

How to Create and Organize Your Perfect Business Workflow?

Order, order!

No need to tell me that no one particularly likes the words, I am perfectly aware of that.

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7 ways to build a high performance creative team

How to Build a High-Performance Creative Team

Hey-ho, my friends!

Slurping hot steamy coffee and listening to the old good Blitzkrieg Bop by Ramones playing in my headphones (wow, a rhyme!), I somehow decided I wanted to share with you more insights on teamwork.

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10 Key Project Management Tips to Follow

Project management is like driving a car during rush hour.

It is not easy, it’s tiring, and sometimes it might drive you nuts, but you still have to keep your focus on.

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12 Effective Strategies to Improve Teamwork in the Workplace

Do you like steampunk?

I love steampunk. All this around-industrial-revolution thingy has a sort of special dusty taste and “ticking” charm to it, reminding me of grandfather’s old pocket watch with a chain, of a railroad, and of cylinder hats worn by well-respected gentlemen in traditional British pubs.

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