Little flurry over the shipping at last of Macromedia’s Extreme 3D, the spline-based 3D modelling and animation package. It’s CAD-accurate to 15 decimal places and has a distributed rendering system in which you can use both Mac and PC machines if they’re on the network. We’ve got it out on test as one of the small group of new 3D apps which will, perhaps, rock the Silicon Graphics dominance of this area of graphic design. Price is 550 from Computers Unlimited.
The updated visual identity, including a logo and campaign, looks to “reposition the educational charity verbally and put it back on the map visually”.
This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerly, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,