Category: HD’s Tips + Tools

Resources and tips you can put into use in your work…and maybe even your life!

The Value Of Design (Part Two)

Written by Erielle Tolentino Before reading this, I encourage you to read our first blog post highlighting the value of design. Keeping that post in mind, we have ideas as to how design can help from a business or branding standpoint. But as I listened to events during this year’s

New Normals for Design Teams: Half a Dozen Reasons Why Hatch Duo Believes Remote Work Beats Traditional Office Environments

Written by Jon Thai Until 2015, I have always worked in a very traditional office environment(though for design firms, we still had to be in the studio from 9 to 5). From then on, I had firsthand experience in remote working environments as well, and upon compare-contrast, I conclude that

Fund Your Business Today: Hatch Duo’s Ultimate Guide To Pitching Potential Investors Like A Boss In 2020

Written By April Ly The fundraising process for new business owners can be a daunting one. Investors may seem like foreboding sharks (hello, Shark Tank) who want nothing more than to take a nasty bite out of your lackluster pitch and give you a hard no before kicking you to

Should I Start A Business In An Uncertain Economy?

We know what you’re thinking, but before you completely turn down this idea, just hear us out. Some people see a recession as a restraint. Some see it as an opportunity. Honestly, starting a business in any environment is hard and tireless work, and requires determination and proper planning. This

A Healthy Amount of Social Media a Day Keeps the Blues Away

Photo courtesy of HubSpot It’s all about connection, right? Humans love feeling a part of a community, regardless of COVID-19 or not. With everyone home these days, it only makes sense for social media usage to skyrocket, right? Thanks to modern technology, we have the ability to reach out to

All About the Brand

What Is a Brand? It’s not logos or colors; it’s actually a feeling you get when you think of a company. The more you showcase the product or services you provide, just your name alone can invoke certain emotions in clients and customers. Everything from how you market, what you

CMF x Design = Everything

First Of All…What is CMF? You’ve seen it influence every product on the market, but not everyone truly understands its importance. So, what exactly is CMF? Simply put, it stands for Color-Material-Finish. For designers, it is a tactical step in Industrial Design that gives us a deeper understanding of our

The Value of Design

One of the most common misconceptions of design is that designers aim to just “make things look pretty.” People mistakenly think of design purely as a backend or end process portion, when in reality, it’s just the tip of the spear. In fact, along with any great idea, greater design

How To Make the Best Out of Any Collaboration

Collaboration is the foundation to any businesses’ success. As a startup, we understand how difficult it can be to launch a brand or product when certain limitations such as budget, market relevance, expectations , conflicting ideas, or even time hinder immediate success. We get it. We want those product ideas

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