It doesn’t pay to be a clever dick. Responding to urgings in no less a tool than this very organ, New Creation’s Robin Davis decided his design group should be a little more expansive. The consultancy set up its own fantasy football website and, without any promotion, has had 14 000 users and 50 000 hits a day. Only trouble is, the increased traffic is costing New Creation two full-time staff and an extra £2800 a month in increased bandwidth. So before Davis starts charging, or finds a buyer, if you want to add to his bill, click on to the website at www.idreamfootball.com.
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.