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.
The annual design festival is back for its fifth edition this October, and will feature Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, Buzzcocks’ record sleeve designer Malcolm Garrett and an exhibition on Lucienne
A patent filed by the company reveals a mobile with thermal elements embedded into the screen, which would heat it up and fill any cracks if it became damaged.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hub in Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.