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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Release Notes Approval Studio

Release Notes: September 2020

Hi everyone! A new version of Approval Studio is online! Usually, we enumerate all the new changes we bring with the release, but not this time.

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creative talks design approval

Design Approval: Inside and Out

Hello-hello!

When was the last time you had to explain to the clients that their remarks do not apply to the project or that the color they want to be used doesn’t suit? I hope it was a long time ago! 

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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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Career in Graphic Design

A Great Graphic Designer: Portrait Essay

Becoming a real professional is quite a journey, and the graphic design industry is no different. As we all know, taking the first step can be extremely overwhelming, especially when you have so many questions bombarding your mind:

Who is a graphic designer? What skills do they require? Do I need a graphic design degree? How to self-study graphic design? What to include in a portfolio? etc., etc. 

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Release Notes Approval Studio

Release Notes: August 2020

Congratulations!

The new version of Approval Studio is online. The August release is rather small, but it’s just the beginning of the new integrations phase.

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How Naughty Dog Marketed The Last of Us 2

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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How to Work Effectively With a Remote Team of Creators

For the last few months, COVID-19 pandemic has been breaking our habitual pace of life and collaboration, and remote work for the different kind of teams became not just a necessary measure, but a way to stop the virus.

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Adidas Branding: History of Logos and Best Ads

Hi there – Adidas is on the table today!

I bet you won’t find a person that has never heard of this brand. Germans are well known for creating great cars, but I must say that sports apparel is also the thing to be proud of. So, let’s begin our journey from my first, let’s say, acquaintance with the famous brand.

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Release Notes Approval Studio

Release Notes: July 2020

Hello. The new version of Approval Studio is online!

This time we paid special attention to the user interface and decided to improve Approval Studio design. We focused on the simplicity and comfort of use that is quite essential in UI. New login screen, new project pop-ups, new icons – we hope you like the new look!

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Tips On Design Collaboration From Industry Experts

We are back with another portion of our rubric “Creative Talks”! This month we decided to focus on collaboration in design, teamwork, and tools that people use for it.

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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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Nike: History, Branding, and Best Marketing Campaigns

Hi there! How are you doing? I know, you are getting more and more tired of coronavirus, quarantine, pandemic, and blah-blah-blah. Let’s wind down a little bit and continue on a somewhat forgotten category on our blog – the identity of famous brands. In this article, it’s going to be Nike. 

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Release Notes Approval Studio

Release Notes: May 2020

Cheers! The new version of Approval Studio is online!

This time we prepared for you something special – something you’ve been requesting for a long time!

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Creative Talks Banner: a hand writing a list

Changes in Creative Industry Due to the Global Pandemic

Do you remember all of the prediction articles about major design and project management trends for 2020? Something far more trendy appeared – Coronavirus. There is no doubt that COVID-19 influenced nearly every industry you could imagine. The design and marketing industries are not an exception. How will it change them?

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How Design Industry Works During COVID-19 Pandemic

We are experiencing a pandemic of COVID-19, and it surely affects everyone and everything (to some extent at least) regardless of where you are and what you do. Creative industries, basically like any other ones, have to adapt to the “brand new world”. Even though it might be only for a few months, the pandemic will definitely change our future a lot – and this change has already started.

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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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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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Release Notes Approval Studio

Release Notes: April 2020

Congrats, the new version of Approval Studio is online! Traditionally, we have prepared some new features for you.

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design vs covid 19

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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How do you make branding work for you?

How Do You Make Branding Work For You?

You want to create great branding and don’t know where to start. Let’s assume that you already have an idea but don’t know what to do with it. How can you make people notice you and, more importantly, make a long term relationship with your brand?

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