Manage This

The Extensis Community Blog


Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Although it doesn’t come naturally to everyone, organization is an essential part of a professional design process. For me it’s taken a bit of conditioning and some helpful tools to get my asset system into great shape. Sure, it takes time, but once you have a practice in place, your workflow will run as smooth as aged whiskey.

Why We Love Organization: Assets

Organize your assets to see huge productivity benefits—time savings, consistency and professionalism

 

In this post I’ll share insights into my digital asset management process. As a seasoned pro, I’ve picked up on a few tricks of the trade that have been monumental to the success of my projects. My go-to tool for digital asset management is Portfolio Server—a handy and highly-visual DAM system. As an essential part of my design process, Portfolio Server offers huge productivity benefits. Here are my top three:

 

Continue Reading »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments »


Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Attention Museums & Cultural Heritage Institutions 

Ready to create efficient systems to manage your assets? We’re pleased to announce Portfolio Server support for Spectrum and VRA Core. These two industry standards help centralize and manage your asset collection, and make it easier to work with metadata.

Portfolio Server for Spectrum DAM & VRA Core Standards

More museums and cultural heritage institutions are using digital asset management to centralize and manage collection objects. With added support for the Spectrum Standard and VRA Core, Portfolio Server users have a one-click option to apply metadata fields to catalogues. ~ Maxwell Mabe, Product Manager, Digital Asset Management Solutions.

Continue Reading »

Tags: , , ,

Comments »


Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Historical happenings that defined design.

One of my favorite ways to jumpstart creativity is to look into the past for inspiration. Whether I’m starting a new design or experimenting with a color palette, popular trends are a great place to explore. From Coco Chanel in trousers to the days of disco to the Brat Pack, it’s entertaining to see how our collective consciousness influences what we view as aesthetically pleasing. During this three-part blog series, let’s peer into the colorful kaleidoscope of popular culture to explore the fads and events that defined the design world.

 

Type Trends & Pop Culture: Part 1, Coco Chanel, The Wright Brothers

Continue Reading »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments »


Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Suitcase Fusion makes font management effortless, efficient, and even inspirational.

It’s no secret we love organization. Creating structure and efficiency is at the core of everything we do.

Why We Love Organization: Fonts, Messy type drawer

Organize your fonts to reap instant rewards—clear thinking, increased efficiency and constant focus

Continue Reading »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments »


Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Adobe CC
 

UPDATED: New Suitcase Fusion 5 and Universal Type Server 4 installers now available. More info below.

Adobe released new versions of their Creative Cloud applications on June 18, 2014. These applications run side-by-side with previous versions of their CC apps.
 

Extensis Font Manager Compatibility

On June 25th, we are proud to release updates to Suitcase Fusion 5 and the Universal Type Client 4 that now include plug-ins and in-application font panels for Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 applications.

To install the update to Suitcase Fusion 5:

To install the update to the Universal Type Client:

Important Note about Adobe Photoshop CC 2014

Adobe implemented a new technology for building font panels within Photoshop CC 2014. We are building new panels that work with this new technology and expect to release an update to Suitcase Fusion 5 and the Universal Type Client this summer.

Font auto-activation for Photoshop CC 2014 is not affected, only the panel is delayed slightly.

 

Extensis Digital Asset Management Compatibility

There are currently no known issues with Extensis Portfolio cataloging file types created by Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 applications.

 

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments »


1 2 3 282 283