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Photoshop App Slicey: Best Thing since Sliced Bread?

Posted by Rebecca Blake on August 23, 2013

Begian app development firm MacRabbit has created Slicey (formerly Layer Cake), an app which exports layer groups from Photoshop files as independent images. The app recognizes tags, and can export Retina 2x versions of graphics created from vectors.

Mixed Reactions to Adobe’s Creative Cloud™ Subscription

Posted by Rebecca Blake on August 22, 2013

In the three months since Adobe® announced it’s discontinuing its boxed version (and perpetual license) of Creative Suite® products in favor of a cloud-based subscription service, reactions from professional creatives has been mixed. For users who frequently upgrade their Adobe products, the cloud subscription service will lower costs initially, and can include additional software packages and online services (such as the Behance® Prosite portfolio site). Those users who skip version upgrades as a cost-savings tactic will find that the new model is more expensive after about two years. Disgruntled users have started an online petition protesting Creative Cloud™. Adobe has addressed many of the concerns in its online article, "5 Myths about Adobe® Creative Cloud™".

Putting a Face On It – Inside Book Jacket Design at Random House

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 30, 2013

Random House has posted a series of videos highlighting recent publications and giving an inside peek at the publishing house. One of their most recent uploads features some of their most noted art directors speaking on The Art of Cover Design. The video offers intriguing insight into the process of Robbin Schiff, Chip Kidd, and Peter Mendelsund, among others, in working with illustrators, photographers, and authors.

Creative Freelancers Conference: Recaps & Resources

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 29, 2013

Miss the Creative Freelancers Conference in San Francisco this summer? There are a number of wonderful blogs posting links to recaps and resources. Guild member Cedric Hohnstadt posted on his blog a brief summary of the conference, as well as a list of articles written by conference presenters, and recaps from other attendees. Cedric cites the Pinterest page of Ilise Benum, the conference host, as the source for many of the links.

Pantone Clock: Watch Time Pass By in a Rainbow

Posted by Rebecca Blake on July 26, 2013

The Pantone Clock, created by Pretty Klicks, displays a full-screen clock which cycles through sequential Pantone swatches on the minute.

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