Another Director-killer, this time from Utah-based Strata. It’s MediaForge 2 and at the moment it’s strictly for Windows 95 and NT. Instead of Lingo it uses Visual MediaBasic and has a Web player, Webforge. Its Internet capabilities are said to seriously outdo Macromedia’s Shockwave. Regular price from distributor Principal (01706 832 000) will be 1000 after a three month half-price introductory amnesty. Strata has also brought out MediaPaint which allows you to tweak video images over a series of frames for 500.
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.