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Illustration Source Launches New Website

Illustration Source Launches New Website (via redOrbit)

NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The website for many years named “Stock Illustration” has recently been relaunched as “” This has been done to better reflect the full range of stock and assignment illustrators represented by the company. We now provide…

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A Question of Aesthetics – What Is Beauty and How Does it Feel?

by Mark Gould

Designer Richard Seymour works on products with soul — from a curvy, swoopy iron to a swift and sleek city motorcycle. Seymourpowell is regarded as one of the world’s leading product and innovation design consultancies, with clients who include Ford, Virgin Galactic, Tefal, Casio, Nokia, Guinness, Samsung and Unilever. Seymour is also consultant global creative director of design to Unilever’s Dove, Axe/Lynx and Vaseline brands.

So, it can be said that Seymour’s approach to the concept of beauty, or an analysis of current day thinking on one aspect of the subject of aesthetics, Continue reading “A Question of Aesthetics – What Is Beauty and How Does it Feel?” »

Adobe Creative Cloud and Touch Apps Debut


Like many companies, Adobe is faced with layoffs, downsizing in certain areas and refocusing on new and potentially new markets. And of course THE places to be for a large graphic design software company these days are cloud-based services, digital publishing, and tablet apps. Adobe has rolled out Creative Cloud, to store, share and collaborate on design projects, an amazing group of updated  Adobe Touch Apps, (currently available for Android 3.1 tablets,) including the first tablet version of Photoshop, and a vector-based app called Adobe Ideas. On Adobe’s website there’s a “Notify Me” button for iOS versions of the apps, so it looks like an iPad version is on the way. Adobe says that the touch apps and the cloud are totally integrated with the existing Creative Suite desktop applications and this is all a preview, of sorts, of what will be rolled out in 2012. – Mark Gould