Link-Up (now in version 6) is an extension for Quark which allows you to associate a Quark document with an external database. New in this version is “the ultimate in database connectivity” – automatic picture updates, direct database connectivity, support for embedded styling, saving of preferences, a character count and one or two other things. It costs 2250 for a single licence, with a 75 per cent discount on the upgrade price. Call MC Research on 01277 632 887.
Applications are open for the Digital Collaboration Fund, which will seek to support international projects between creatives in the UK and other countries.
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.