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Proper Etiquette for the Advancement of Design by Dan Mall—An Event Apart video

Think designing at your desk with Photoshop, Sketch, or HTML and CSS is hard? Try getting your bosses and clients to approve your work!

In this free 60-minute video, captured live at An Event Apart Orlando: Special Edition, design director Dan Mall shares stories of tools, methodologies, and non-traditional deliverables that can help you get the buy-in you need. Follow along to learn how to make everyone you work with say “please” and “thank you!”

Dan Mall is an award-winning art director and designer who has worked with clients like ESPN, Kraft, Apple, Google, Microsoft, GE, Crayola, Lucasfilm, Mozilla, Thomson Reuters, and Sherwin-Williams. He is the Founder and Design Director at SuperFriendly, has written forA List Apart and net magazine, and has lectured and led meetings and workshops everywhere. Dan writes about design and other issues on Twitter as @danmall and on his industry-recognized site,

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