Creative Community Bulletin 9 January 2014

Great con­tent found by Pariah and shared to the design and cre­ative com­mu­ni­ties on social media.

  • New Print Ad Includes Color-Changing Interactivity
    “Using a Plexiglas-like mate­r­i­al, LEDs and four lithi­um bat­ter­ies, the full-page ad fea­tures an image of the new phone that changes col­or when you press one of 11 flat but­tons (e.g., the phone turns blue if you touch the blue but­ton).”

  • To Flow or Not to Flow: Why Is That the Question?

    Recently, some beau­ti­ful Multi-Touch iBooks have been pro­duced in land­scape ori­en­ta­tion, includ­ing Graphite (Indianapolis Museum of Art) and 90° (Andrew Kim). These ebooks push the bound­aries of the for­mat, using the avail­able tools in unique ways. However, as much as I appre­ci­ate the cre­ativ­i­ty behind these inno­v­a­tive ebooks, it is still iBooks Author’s dual-orientation option that most intrigues me and leads me to believe that this for­mat is a great option for dig­i­tal art books.”

  • How to work non-destructively in Photoshop

    Beside tons of avail­able fea­tures Photoshop is sim­ple best image edit­ing soft­ware because offers some unique edit­ing options: non-destructive adjust­ments, non-destructive fil­ters, non-destructive crop­ping and non-destructive tra­di­tion­al tech­niques like dodg­ing and burn­ing. In this tuto­r­i­al I will guide you through those non-destructive editing’s and give you some tips how to use all Photoshop pow­er.”

  • Forbes Insights Report reveals apps strength­en con­nec­tions with cus­tomers and are dri­ving inter­nal effi­cien­cies

    Increasingly, con­sumers expect the abil­i­ty to retrieve infor­ma­tion on-the-go with tablet and mobile devices. To fur­ther explore these trends in mobile mar­ket­ing, we’re releas­ing today a new report about apps that exam­ines how mar­keters are inte­grat­ing them as a key part of the mar­ket­ing mix. Produced in con­junc­tion with Forbes, the new report The Connected Marketer: How Apps are Engaging Customers, Partners and Employees, sur­veyed top-level deci­sion mak­ers in large orga­ni­za­tions and found:”

  • D’oh! Dept of “You Had ONE Job, Designer!” Dept.

    The pre­mi­um is locat­ed on a card inside the front cov­er. So, remem­ber­ing that this was designed by design­ers and laid out by lay­outers, let’s turn to inside the front cov­er to find …”

  • D’oh! Dept of “You Had ONE Job, Designer!” Dept.

    The pre­mi­um is locat­ed on a card inside the front cov­er. So, remem­ber­ing that this was designed by design­ers and laid out by lay­outers, let’s turn to inside the front cov­er to find …”

  • New York Times’ Website Redesign Goes Back to the Future

    The New York Times has rolled out its largest web­site redesign in sev­en years, but read­ers famil­iar with the news­pa­per might feel like it’s a step back in time.

    There are no dras­tic changes. Gone are the blue head­lines and the lengthy side­bar in favor of a gray­er dig­i­tal lady with more white space. But the site feels more like the New York Times than NYTimes​.com.”

  • The CAA Fair Use Code for the Visual Arts

    In his remarks, Jaszi gave a brief his­to­ry of copy­right law, not­ing that copy­rights effec­tive­ly last “for­ev­er” now, and that most peo­ple have lit­tle con­fi­dence in Fair Use. Jaszi described the “Transformative Factor” of Fair Use, and indi­cat­ed that in the 1980s and 1990s, Fair Use was far more mis­un­der­stood. Jaszi stressed that there is judi­cial prece­dents and Fair Use schol­ar­ship today.”

  • Israel Votes Unanimously to Ban Revenge Porn
    “Revenge porn is now a crime in Israel. The country’s par­lia­ment, the Knesset, passed a new law on Monday, which crim­i­nal­ized the post­ing of nude videos of oth­ers online with­out their con­sent. This crime can car­ry a prison sen­tence of up to fiv…
  • Vellum for Mac Offers a Sleeker Way to Build eBooks

    180g’s Vellum is one of the few pieces of soft­ware ded­i­cat­ed to [build­ing EPUB and MOBI for­mat ebooks]. It’s not a word proces­sor, nor is it a design pro­gram. Rather, it’s an app for turn­ing your fin­ished man­u­script into a beau­ti­ful ebook.”

  • New Free Photoshop Panel Makes Layer Tidy-Up Easy as a Click

    The pan­el is free down­load from Adobe Exchange, or you can get it direct­ly from the developer’s site, Photoshoplr, for the cost of a tweet.”

  • New Free Photoshop Panel Makes Layer Tidy-Up Easy as a Click

    The pan­el is free down­load from Adobe Exchange, or you can get it direct­ly from the developer’s site, Photoshoplr, for the cost of a tweet.”

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