London-based Love has created cover artwork for Fabric Records’ latest DJ mix CD, which is released on 2 December. FabricLive 07 John Peel represents the veteran champion of alternative music’s first-ever compilation album. The design is based around ‘the theme of nature seen amid an urban landscape’, says Love designer Juan Cortes. A singular tree in a vivid, fluorescent green is set against the backdrop of Brutalist housing, contrasted with silhouetted figures. Love designer Ryan Belmont and art director Jon Cooke also worked on the project. Cortes adds, ‘Wildlife in nature was the [previous] look of Friday nights at Fabric Live, but where the design of that series was more involved and photographic, this current approach is visually a lot simpler.’
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.