Multimedia designers and producers keen to escape grey London skies could do worse than attend the upcoming CGIX 99 – European Computer Graphics And Imaging Event – conference and exhibition being held from 3-6 February in Barcelona. The four days each focus on different aspects of CGI work, including online (5 February) and games/Interactive (6 February). Speakers include SohoNet chairman Neil Harris, Macromedia’s Tony Tucker and AntiRom’s Luc Penrell. Get more info from the website at www.cgix-eu.com or telephone 01923 690663.
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.