Circus has created the identity for New Blood, the British Design and Art Direction’s new graduate show, featuring striking imagery of giant red blood cells racing through virtual office spaces. ‘The show’s purpose is to inject our industry with a creative lifeforce and offer graduates a way into the industry,’ says D&AD chief executive David Kester. The show’s publicity campaign, sponsored by The Guardian and image library Stone, is scheduled to go live in mid- June with national and trade press ads, posters, postcards and invitations. The show features the work of graduates from more than 40 colleges across the UK and takes place at London’s East End Atlantis Gallery. Lifeform has designed the gallery space, featuring mock red blood cells made from huge, helium-filled red balloons.
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.