Tag: design

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

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

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

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

Empathy in Design

What is Empathy? Before we get to the root of this blog post, it’s important to note the definition of empathy. Often confused with sympathy, empathy is the act of understanding another’s feelings, while sympathy is the act of showing concern for someone else. Where expressing sympathy means maintaining a

CES 2020 Takeaways

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS… First and foremost, we’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year! We’re excited to see what 2020 has in store for Hatch Duo, and of course, bring you all along for the ride! This being said, what better way to kick-off the new year

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

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