Tag Archive: graphic design

Sep 02 2009

More design review applications

A couple of years ago (2 March 2007, to be more precise), I noted the emergence of some marketing-related online applications, ConceptShare and ReviewBasics, that allow, for example, graphic designers to share brochure and advertising designs with their clients and other collaborators. As a marketeer, I recently looked again at this creative industries technology area …

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Nov 05 2007

Project Draw

Have you tried Project Draw? No? Well, Autodesk’s new drawing application is available as a free Software-as-a-Service application from Autodesk Labs, and for the occasional graphic it is excellent. Last week, I had to send a designer an outline of what I wanted by way of a graphic, and – with my freehand drawing getting more …

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Oct 29 2007

Goldfish coincidence

Last year, UK collaboration vendor ePin updated its website and I remarked upon its use of goldfish images. I have just been forwarded an email from Emap Glenigan, the business information people, and noted that they also employed goldfish imagery. I am none the wiser about what the images are supposed to convey – being a …

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Mar 02 2007

Viewing design visuals

When I first started working in marketing in the construction industry 20 years ago (for Halcrow in Hammersmith), working with a graphic design consultancy involved motorbike couriers delivering artwork mounted on foamcard boards. A few years later, we began to use PDFs asynchronously (batting comments and revisions backwards and forwards until we reached a final version we …

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