Version 5.5 of the cross-platform Adobe FrameMaker suite has just been announced and will be available in a month or so. The company claims the new version includes improvements in automatic hypertext, smart HTML conversion, direct output to PDF files and enhanced colour support. The Mac version offers support for pro pre-press activities such as trapping, imposition and OPI. A new copy of version 5.5 will cost around 650, twice that for version 5.5 plus SGML 5.5, Adobe’s Standard Generalised Markup Language.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.