Design Processes

Design Processes

The Creative Ideation Process vs Client Requirements by Alex Hopkins, Design Enterprise Studio Member , Feb 2021 Throughout any project, creative ideation and client requirements are entangled and often totally dependent on one another. And, in an industry filled with creative individuals where they dream of coming up with sensational new ideas, the last thing they want is the feeling of being constricted with client requirements. I’m Alex Hopkins, a junior creative with a background in code and design. In this blog I want to provide some insights and my own experience with the unseen battle that takes place between ideation and the client requirements from the perspective of an emerging designer in the creative industry. My Experience Now, I would like to start by saying that every project is different and what worked for me might not work for another project. Though, I’m sure a few of you have had an experience with a client being not particularly specific about what is expected to...
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Remote work lifesavers

Remote work lifesavers

Which tools have emerged as Lifesavers when working in Digital Media remotely? by Alessandro Gontay, Design Enterprise Studio Member, Feb 2021 Working in digital media during COVID-19 pandemic As the world recently faced the fast-spreading disease, COVID-19 or coronavirus, a lot of adjustments were made to the working culture in different fields, including the digital media area. The pandemic altered a lot of workers’ routine to a remote working set-up or a popular term for it, “working from home”. Some employees see remote working as a benefit, but some companies see it as a lackluster event or were not able to offer that capability due to lack of technology infrastructure. However, most events such as seminars, meetings, design competitions have now gone online successfully, proving that there are tangible ways to run virtual gatherings. In a digital media setting, many production teams had change their routine to remote working, not forgetting the need for them to also accustom the team to the new reality....
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Atomic Design

Atomic Design

Atomic design methodology by Donata, Design Enterprise Studio Member, Feb 2021If you read my previous post, you should already know what a design system is and what its benefits are. In this article I will explain the modular approach which is used as foundation of many design systems – the atomic design. Atomic design is a methodology for creating design systems and final products. It consists of atoms, molecules, organisms, templates and finally pages. Flashback to chemistry lectures? Hm, sort of! It’s not as complicated as it may sound though, and some people like to compare this approach to building with Lego blocks. Atoms are the smallest, basic, universal building blocks that can be used to build molecules at the later stage. You can think of them as HTML elements, but atoms can also include foundation elements like colour palettes, fonts, styling or animations. Molecules, like mentioned above, are atoms put together into fundamental units – components that can work on their own. Organisms are grouped...
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