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

Responding To Social Issues As a Social Media Manager

Written By Erielle Tolentino The Hatch Duo Mission Here at Hatch Duo, we believe in the idea of designing for a better future, and our idea of a ‘better future’ is one in which people of all backgrounds are treated equally and fairly. Hatch Duo was designed to represent a

Designing For the Future: Part Two

As we reach another month of shelter-in-place, it’s difficult not to imagine the world post-COVID-19. Wearing masks or gloves in public, standing six feet apart, and limiting the number of guests in restaurants have become the new norm. In our Designing For the Future: Part One blog post, we covered

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

Designing For the Future: Part One

“I need a haircut, but this shelter in place is killing me!” This is an all too familiar thought probably crossing the minds of people across the country right now. Well, probably not a haircut specifically, but I’m sure with how things are going now, we can all agree how

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

How Might We Use Design To Protect Our Healthcare Professionals?

Since the announcement of COVID-19’s rapid progression in such a short amount of time, our team has been thinking of ways we can assist our helpers on the frontline of this pandemic. During this crisis, we want to address the underlying concerns regarding shortage of PPE during the COVID-19 crisis,

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

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