One of the key questions in this digital age is that of ownership or access.
Every week, I post news stories on technology, trends, events, and resources for creative pros. I search far and wide for some of those stories, while others are delivered right to my inbox. But I didn’t have to search at all for today’s story. Because today’s exciting news is about CreativePro.com!
Lately, Kickstarter seems to be just brimming with cool new stuff for creatives. This time, it’s a wireless device that you wear on your index finger and serves as a replacement for your mouse, trackpad, or other input device.
Behold, the Mycestro: the Next Generation 3D Mouse.
A Brief History of Macworld
Even for those of us old enough to have lived through it, it’s very hard to imagine life before the modern internet. In those times (from the 1984 launch of the Macintosh to just a few years ago), the way most of us put our hands on new products and communicated with each other was to attend trade shows. And for much of this era, the most important show for those of us in the graphic arts was Macworld Expo.
If you're like most humans who have been around for more than a couple decades, you probably have a collection of old film negatives somewhere. And whether they're fastidiously cataloged and protected in plastic sleeves, or tossed about in jumble of envelopes in a cardboard box, your negatives need a little help to make the leap to digital and gain new life. You could invest in a traditional film scanner.
If you've ever said “print is dead”, check out the video below. You may never utter those words again. It shows the work of renowned designer Karim Rashid at the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt earlier this month. Rashid designed the HP lounge area at the show and printed all his patterns on HP's digital printers on a variety of materials.