FreeHand 5 is about to appear in the shops and it looks promising, with lots of new features which we’ll be looking at in the near future. It’s free to people who bought version 4 in December or later, Ãº99 for other registered owners and, here’s the nice aggressive sales bit, only Ãº150 to registered users of Illustrator, MacDraw or Canvas. List price will be Ãº450. Owner Macromedia, which brought you such excellent apps as Authorware, Director and Fontographer, is on 0344 761 111 – distributor Computers Unlimited is on 0181-200 8282.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.
The visual refresh hopes to make the data-heavy environmental and energy resources magazine stand out from its competitors.
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.