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How To Make Art Not War With Your Design Team
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Many professionals struggle when it comes to communicating with their design team and other creatives, e.g. copywriters, editors, photographers, and content creators. It's as though people think we're a hybrid human who speaks some foreign "creative person" language. You'll be...
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Why Brand Consistency Matters—A Lot.
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Is inconsistent branding killing your business? When it comes to standing out in your industry through brand design, are you recognisable? Or, is your marketing collateral pulled together with a 'this will do' attitude?  Here's why brand consistency matters. People...
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6 Graphic Design Trends to Get You Noticed in 2020
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The 55 KNOTS team pulled together (our favourite) top six graphic design trends for 2020. Find out why they’re trendy and how to use them in your business. 1. Monochrome Design In 2020, monochrome design is a favourite amongst creatives....
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How to Write a Strong Design Brief
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Six simple tips to get your marketing brief in shape for a seamless design experience. I'm sure you've worked with creatives in the past, and at least once, you've felt like the two of you were speaking two different languages....
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Top Tips to Feel Pride with Your Google Slides
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We often get asked to elevate Google Slide presentations for our clients - and there are a few basic tricks we've learnt over the years that can bring some pride to that google slide. Custom Line Heights If you're like...
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5 Tips for a Talking Head Video
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These tips have been formulated based on some of the pitfalls we've experienced during talking head video shoots, and we hope this small checklist will help set you up for success.  Book a meeting room or quiet place in the...
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Agency Wrap Up – November 2019
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Welcome to the November Agency Summary for 2019, the last of our creative summaries for the year. This has been our busiest month to date, so busy in fact we've welcomed Bronwyn to the team to help manage the creative...
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Agency Summary – October
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Welcome to our monthly overview, this month, I want to share our top 10 call outs across the business from October starting with: 1. We've moved address We've been operating from the home office for most of the year, but...
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Creative Summary – September
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We've had a fantastic month here at 55 knots working on a variety of different projects and working with some exciting new clients. Below you'll find our top highlights for the month. 55 KNOTS: SIMPLIFIED To start, we'd like to...
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Creative Summary – July & August
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The July update is a little late as I was requested to attend and shoot a wedding in Santorini last month (a tough gig I know), so I've consolidated our previous two months into one. Without further ado below are...
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