Cut Costs on All Your Creative Projects with These Six Rules

By Randy Schroeder, Bluewave Producer Rule #1 — Allow plenty of time. Not enough time is the most common problem any design firm faces. Too often, the client is expecting

How a Design Firm Works

All a design firm has to sell is time — time to create artwork. Clients don’t always understand the full scope of the design process. All parts of the project

What’s the Difference Between Vector and Bitmap Graphics?

There are two types of computer graphics: vector and bitmap (also known as raster). Vector graphics use mathematical statements to describe a series of points to be connected along a path,

Basic Steps in the Design Process

A few years ago, Dave Nix outlined the basic steps Bluewave follows in taking a presentation design project from start to finish. Format existing graphics Format all slides to the

Reduce File Size in PowerPoint 2003 — Compress Pictures

Here is another quick fix for PowerPoint files that may have grown too large and sluggish due to all the snazzy imported images and graphics. The change in file size