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Why Graphic Design Is Important for Your Business

Have you ever seen a successful business that does not have some memorable logo or branding? I have not, and you probably have not as well. Then, the article is finished, and thanks for reading! Just kidding, don’t close the tab just yet.

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Why Design Is So Important

¡Buenas noches!

I am writing this article at night. Thus, please prepare yourself: there’s a slight possibility I will be a bit gibberish, but I’ll surely do my best to get the point across 🙂

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Comic Book Workflow: How Are Comics Created?

Happy International Comics Day (which was on September 25th. We are late, we know)!

Anyways… what is the best way to celebrate than to show you a glimpse from behind the scenes (or should I say behind the panels) of comics creation?

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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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How Design Industry Works During COVID-19 Pandemic

We are experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, 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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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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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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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. It makes it very interesting and fun to follow, yet sometimes creates some troubles for creatives. 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. 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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Common Mistakes in Graphic Design

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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Design customers world map. Creating a global portfolio

Have you ever thought about what your neighbor thinks about you? If yes, this is the right article for you to read, you will finally know all the dirty things people talk behind your back.

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Nikki Starrett: Build healthy Remote Collaboration

A better understanding of some problems would really help people using freelancer`s services to improve their experience and benefit their future cooperation

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Helvetica Font Redesign

First Helvetica Font Redesign in 35 Years

Monotype company that owns rights for Helvetica font family has revealed Helvetica Now – redesigned fonts for the digital market that reimagine one of the most popular typefaces ever. This is the first Helvetica design update in the last 35 years, the previous one was called Neue Helvetica.

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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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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 as 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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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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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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