Isis, hailed as ‘the passive plasma screen’, has been developed by Scottish consultancy Randak Design. The low voltage, energy-efficient signage system uses printed paper in an ‘illuminated sandwich’. Founder of Randak, Charles Randak, explains that the ease with which signs can be changed makes it a low-cost retail signage solution. Six years in research and development, the system has been patented and has finally reached market in 2007. It is being trialled by Glasgow airport and sandwich bar O’Briens.
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.