Broadcast design and branding consultancy Kemistry has created the identity, opening titles, idents and styling for the second series of the National Geographic’s quiz show, National Geo-Genius. The channel’s head of on-air Guy Slattery says it is increasingly imperative, as a specialist channel, to convey a strong brand. ‘In this crowded marketplace, we must ensure viewers can find us and remember us,’ he adds. The consultancy was appointed in May following a creative pitch against one other group. Graphics were previously handled by the programme’s maker, Granada.
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.