Shockwave, briefly previewed last year by David Collier from the Macromedia developers’ conference, can now be downloaded. What Shockwave’s Afterburner does is to compress Director movies by as much as 60 per cent. Director can be seamlessly integrated into Netscape so that under Shockwave Director movies run from a standing start and at full speed. Check it all out at http://www.macromedia.com from where you can also download Shockwave.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.