Creative inspiration: Why Dropbox is partnering with Cannes Lions

At Dropbox, we’re constantly inspired by creativity, in all its forms—from advertising to filmmaking, musical invention to scientific experimentation. It’s why we’ve been honored to serve some of the world’s top storytellers, and why we’re so excited to see what they’ll create next.

Given our passion for innovators like these, we’re proud to sponsor the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which is dedicated to inspiring creative professionals. The festival attracts individuals in advertising, marketing, and design from around the globe—from visionary CMOs to rising stars just starting their careers.

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The surprising secret to being more productive

With all of our long hours and reluctance to use vacation time, you’d think Americans would be the most productive workers in the world. But we’re not. Sure, we’re up there—ranked number five of countries with the highest GDP per hour worked. But we also worked more hours per week, on average, than the four most productive countries—Luxembourg, Ireland, Norway, and Belgium.

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New ways to discuss and review images in Dropbox Paper

Whether you’re organizing photos from a cover shoot or reviewing logo design options, working with images and multimedia projects should be inspiring, not frustrating. We’ve built some new features in Dropbox Paper that make it easier for teams to review ideas, provide feedback, and add context to projects that include photos and designs.

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Transparent design: how an open creative process strengthens your work

This week, we’re at the 99U Conference in New York where we’ll be discussing how we became strong believers in transparent design. In this first part of our two-part series, we’ll look at the ways transparency can streamline the process—and strengthen the results—of creative collaboration.

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