Creativity in team collaboration has never been a simple thing to manage. In fact, it is a big enough question whether you can handle it at all. When you are a manager, your designers and copywriters might need an approach different from that you apply to the rest of your team. However, with specific knowledge […]
As you know, we at Approval Studio are trying hard to keep in contact with our clients and the broader design community to try and understand its pains better. Research on packaging design always proves very interesting, as there is almost no universal agreement on everything, except for maybe the most common issues.
What differs a good project manager from a bad one? The answer is the level of involvement.
Today we have a bit of a non-standard blog entry. It’s not the interview but rather a lecture of a man working in the design sphere for over a decade. There will be no questions, just answers and there will be no real names.
Our team researches the possibility to reduce the operational costs for design and creative teams. As the outcome of our research, we intend to release the artwork review and approval process automation solution.
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 […]
While working on the web app, targeted for creative teams, our Approval Studio guys have carried out 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 […]
I used to work as the Project manager and Creative director and noticed that the majority of our projects were losing profitability due to the simple reason – miscommunication. And I mean internal miscommunication within a team and with the client as well. As a result, we had to miss the deadlines several times and clients […]
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.
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: