It may be time for a slimmer Little Chef to adorn Britain’s roadside eateries, but the company’s head of marketing Joanne Blake knows that there will be resistance from Charlie’s loyal fans, who write in every week. Not only did the idea to redesign the character stem from the restaurant chain’s healthier menus, she says, but there has been concern that the loveable chef bears a bit too much resemblance to a baby carrying a tray. Parents, it seems, are worried that the image of a child carrying hot food is not something families should see while driving down the A38.
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.