As part of CreativePro’s coverage of the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference, we will be featuring interviews with some of the speakers on the topics of their sessions and wider themes and trends in design and publishing technology. Here is a Q&A with Peter Meyers, who will be presenting From Eye to Brain: Content Design and the “Last Mile” Problem.
As part of CreativePro's coverage of the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference, we will be featuring interviews with some of the speakers on the topics of their sessions and wider themes and trends in design and publishing technology.
Wait. Adobe’s Touch Apps Are Dead? Why Didn’t I Hear About This?
Over the holidays Adobe quietly killed the majority of mobile creative professional products in its Adobe Touch Apps line. If you haven’t heard about it until now, well, that’s no surprise. The announcement was whispered in a corner after most of us had gone home.
In the realm of online portfolios, the big news recently was Adobe's purchase of Behance to augment the social aspect of the Creative Cloud. But Adobe's not the only game in town. Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com has announced that it is now offering themes and services for creative portfolios.
We’ve all done it. We’ve all been so involved in the creative process that we don’t realize what a disorganized mess we’re making of our layers, our studio, our dining room table. When we come up for air, the task of organizing seems almost monumental. We try to talk ourselves into skipping it. We’ll do it later or, if think we can get away with it, not at all. But nothing puts the brakes on a creative journey faster than not being able to find quickly what you need to work with.
We could probably spend all day making a list of the many jobs whose economic viability is being eroded (or just totally wiped out) by the internet and related technologies. From the CEO of Borders to the kid delivering newspapers, the web has displaced a lot of career paths and moved a lot of people's cheese.
For almost anyone involved in the design and production of print publications, recent years have been a time of dizzying change. The one constant theme is that of change, with new skills to learn, new delivery formats, new job requirements, and new hardware and software always on the horizon. Making the leap from print to digital can seem like that moment when Dorothy steps out of her house and into the Land of Oz. Indeed, we are not in Kansas any more, Toto.
The holidays are over, and 'tis the season for New Year's diets, but that doesn't mean you can't still gorge yourself on some tasty tips and tutorials. The beginning of a new year is a great time to pig out on great content as many sites (including this one) post round-ups of their best articles from the year gone by. Here's a sampling: