Derek Birdsall’s interest in magazine design continued through seminal titles such as Town and the first Observer Sunday supplement. He has been head of graphic design at the Royal College of Art, following on from Gert Dumbar in 1987, and, though best known as a typographer, has created identities for the likes of the Church of England (DW 12 November 1999).
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.