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We’re increasingly seeing apps whose selling points include top-notch illustration, animation and graphic design. Craig Grannell reveals how to become one of the creators of art-led apps. Award-winning apps are increasingly being hatched within the minds of designers and illustrators. Unlike the action-packed offerings of the traditional gaming industry, these design-led apps tend to emphasise storytelling using richly detailed interactive interfaces. The apps may simply be vehicles for illustrated tales or, more ambitiously, they may be role-playing games with elements of puzzle-solving, as pioneered years ago by the likes of Myst. Turn your art & designs into iPhone, iPad & Android apps - Feature
How to edit photos with the Pixlr online editor Not so long ago, you needed software installed on your computer to do any kind of photo editing. That’s still the case if you want to accomplish highly complex tasks such as stitching panoramas together, but a huge range of photo editing jobs can be done using online tools. Here, we’re going to look at the very competent Pixlr. Pixlr
Inside Cyrus Highsmith’s New Book, a Typographic Classic in the Making Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals By Cyrus Highsmith Font Bureau, 2012 Cyrus Highsmith, senior designer at the Boston-based Font Bureau, has written a short book on the basics of typography that, despite its odd approach—or maybe because of it—promises to become a standard text in introductory typography courses. The book, to be formally released next month during TypeCon 2012, in Milwaukee, is called Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals, an accurate yet prosaic title that belies its charms.
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Christmas concluded, what to do with the 500,000 purposeless fir trees? “Less Than a Viking Funeral,” said a headline on an article by Gay Talese on Jan. 6., 1960. He wrote that some might be burned like this batch in Whitestone, Queens; others, less ceremoniously, taken “to one of the city’s eight dumping areas,” two each in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. “Within twenty years, said Paul R. Screvane, the Sanitation Commissioner, there will be no more room in the city to bury the trees,” wrote Mr.
Design on the Go: Designer Apps for Android Apr 19 2012 As smartphones have advanced, and the display and photo capture technologies have improved, many have desired the ability to design and to edit images on their mobile phones. In fact, today hundreds of design applications exist on Google Play (previously known as Android Market). So in order to help you sift through the noise to find the ideal one for your needs, we decided to take a look at our top twenty designer apps for Android.