It’s fine on the Mac where you can have a variety of pointing devices at the same time, but until they do something about it at Microsoft you can have a graphics tablet or a mouse but, according to Wacom, as if we didn’t know already, not a graphic tablet and a mouse. We have a hint from Microsoft that Americans and Canadians can, but here, out in the boondocks, it’s not possible. Graphics tablets are position-dependent so to click on a menu at the top of the screen you have to move the pen to the top of the tablet. Fun the first time, but seriously boring thereafter. Anyway, the latest Wacom offering is the 4in x 5in ArtPad II now bundled with Dabbler 2.0SE, the consumer-end drawing software.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.