Category: Process

Version Control

Version control may not sound like a big problem, but here’s a typical scenario that can drive budgets up quickly. The client sends the designers

Using the PowerPoint Selection Pane

The Selection and Visibility Pane is an extremely useful feature in PowerPoint 2007/2010. So useful, in fact, that you may wonder how you ever worked

Selling with a Hands-on ROI Demo

Bluewave is all about visual storytelling. We design professional presentation media that help our clients deliver clear, compelling and visually impactful communications for corporate events,

Slide Aspect Ratios: What You Need to Know

Many PowerPoint presentations are formatted at the default 4:3 aspect ratio, which is the display size used by older TV screens and projectors. Widescreen shows, with a 16:9 aspect

The Collaborative Process in Brief

Needs Analysis Review project briefs or outlines Clarify the message Identify the target audience Determine the optimal media/platform Proposal Development Statement of work — Includes

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

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