Presso, a hand-operated home espresso machine designed and produced by Therefore, hits stores next month. It operates by pressing pre-boiled hot water through the coffee grounds using lever arms. Therefore creative director and Presso designer Patrick Hunt says there is a gap in the market for a ‘low cost, simple-to-use’ espresso machine. ‘Regular stove-top coffee pots operate at too low a pressure and scald the coffee with boiling water,’ he says. Therefore has set up a limited company to bring the product to market.
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.