A patient-friendly computer tomograph has won the Braun Prize for product design, awarded last week in Germany. Created by Benjamin Holch, a designer at Milani D&C in Zurich, the machine, called CT.loop is an open, unconcealed scanner that aims to provide a less daunting experience for patients. ‘The forms and colours are designed to reassure patients and give them a sense of security. They lie on a supportive vacuum mattress while an explanation of the scan process is projected on the ceiling,’ says Holch.
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.