5 must-haves of successful project management. Checklist

What differs a good project manager from a bad one? The answer is the level of involvement. Read more

Approval Studio versus GoVisually

GoVisually or Approval Studio? What proof tool to choose?

Online proofing tools are different. Pricing, features, service, … This blog series aimed to help designers, creative managers, and marketers to make the right choice. This time we review compare Go Visually and Approval Studio to help you understand what creative approval system fits better your needs. Read more

Creative Brief

Creative talks: before you accept client`s brief

Previously we posted about how to write good creative briefs. We asked some of our customers and creative experts to share with our readers what are the common issues they have to solve while briefing process. Read more

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. Nowadays, Dan shares his experience with students of the University of Nebraska, teaching the design and I really envy his students, as Daniel is magnificent storyteller and knows how to inspire people. Unfortunately, plain text of the interview cannot share the atmosphere that Daniel creates with the help of his voice, manner of speaking, body language… Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

Resident Evil VII Branding Analysis

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom, released in January 2017 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and in May 2018 for the Nintendo Switch in Japan. Diverging from the more action-oriented Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6, Resident Evil 7 returns to the franchise’s survival horror roots, emphasizing exploration. 

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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. Read more