Monthly Archives: August 2016

Websites and Their Design: How They Shape Our Perceptions

In many ways, interacting with a website is like playing a game. There is an objective, and there are most likely several ways to get to that objective. But unlike in actual games, the user of a website should never feel like they are being particularly challenged. Their objective should be influenced by the design […]

Top 5 Fridays: Development Team

For our fourth installment of Top 5 Fridays, our Development Team finally got the spotlight…and they definitely had a lot to share! Here, you’ll find what’s been driving, inspiring, and motivating the tight-knit team behind the most technical aspects of Blackstone’s work. Unsurprisingly, there’s a wide variety of forward-looking content from all over the web here, from virtual reality to […]

Client Spotlight: East & Westbrook, A Solid Foundation

As Blackstonians, we understand that maintaining positive client relationships is one of the most important pieces to our success, so we work hard to make sure that our clients are no. 1. Afterall, without our client-partners and their big ideas, we wouldn’t be challenged day-in and day-out to provide amazing results and forward-thinking, innovative solutions. […]

Top 5 Fridays: Client Services Team

Blackstone is big on sharing. Members of our marketing, design, development, and client coordination teams are constantly looking for ways to share knowledge while also working to improve their own. One of the quickest ways to do this is through sharing articles. In fact, on any given day, if you were to look at Blackstone’s […]

Blackstone Podcast 2.0: The Importance of Company Culture

Company culture is a term that gets thrown around a lot, but it’s also frequently misunderstood or misrepresented. What does the term “company culture” really mean? On the surface, it seems simple enough to practically explain itself. Simply put, it’s the atmosphere of a workplace created by the individuals that work there. But, while this is certainly true, it […]

Retrospective Evaluation: Why it Matters

Back in March, we heard Mike Kelleher—Computer Graphics Supervisor for Blizzard Entertainment—speak during The Combine 2016 held in Bloomington, Indiana. So, why are we talking about something that happened back in March? Well, because he brought up an extremely valid point-of-view: the importance of mid-mortem and postmortem evaluation when working on a project—especially when working […]

Top 5 Fridays: Design Team

Blackstone is big on sharing. Members of our marketing, design, development, and client coordination teams are constantly looking for ways to share knowledge while also working to improve their own. One of the quickest ways to do this is through sharing articles. In fact, on any given day, if you were to look at Blackstone’s […]

Top 5 Fridays: Marketing Team

Blackstone is big on sharing. Members of our marketing, design, development, and client coordination teams are constantly looking for ways to share knowledge while also working to improve their own. One of the quickest ways to do this is through sharing articles. In fact, on any given day, if you were to look at Blackstone’s […]