Specular has brought out version 2 of TextureScape, which uses PostScript-based outlines to produce an infinite variety of resolution-independent textures. There are unlimited layers and you can produce broadcast- quality animations and overall it’s great. The new version is claimed to be much faster, the possible variety of textures greatly extended and new features include spline drawing tools, dynamic randomisation and click and drag shape positioning.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that include history, culture and narrative in
The new look, which includes revised colours, illustration guides, graphics and a bespoke typographic styling, aims to strengthen Duolingo’s brand identity across its expanding product line.