Creative Connection

October 11, 2019 / Update / UX/UI Design /

October 2019 Release of Adobe XD: Blend Modes, New Keyboard Shortcuts, Updated Collaboration Integrations, and More 

This month’s release of Adobe XD includes some exciting new keyboard shortcuts and UI changes that are sure to speed up your workflow, along with the introduction of much-requested blend modes. Blend modes let you create more visually appealing images and graphics in XD with predefined settings like Lighten or Multiply that combine images with other layers in your designs to create interesting and unique effects, using the same functionality you can access when blending in Photoshop and Illustrator. 

October 10, 2019 / Adobe / Update /

Creative Cloud on Your Desktop: A Portal To Your Creative World

We’re very excited to announce the roll out of the all new Creative Cloud desktop application. It has been redesigned, from the ground up, to be a more intuitive way to access your apps, update them, and discover new apps that complement or extend your creativity. Creative Cloud desktop also gives you new levels of power and control over your creative workflow by allowing you to collect, manage and share assets, fonts and more through a rich new Creative Cloud Libraries integration. You’ll also have easier access to help content along with comprehensive search and asset management features. In short, it’s the portal to your Creative Cloud world, and makes it easier than ever to get to the assets and content you need, when you need them.

October 8, 2019 / Creative Business /

The Joyful Everyday: Q&A with Adobe UK Creative Resident, Illustrator Octavia Bromell

We caught up with this year’s Creative Resident, illustrator Octavia Bromell to find out more about her project, The Joyful Everyday, and her advice to young creatives. Better known as Tink, Octavia uses her experience with anxiety and depression to illustrate the joy in everyday life.

Four Paintings that Show What You Can Do in Adobe Fresco 

Adobe’s new drawing and painting app, Adobe Fresco, officially launches on iPad today. To celebrate, artist Kyle T. Webster chats through the paintings he has created with the app to date, as well as his top tips on how to use it to create different effects.

September 19, 2019 / Update / UX/UI Design /

Adobe XD in 2019: How Far We’ve Come and Where We’re Going

Design, prototype, and share all in one platform with Adobe XD. Find out about our exciting new feature additions and what we’ve got planned for our future roadmap.

September 10, 2019 / design /

20 Years of Adobe InDesign Adobe

InDesign 1.0: Celebrating two decades of innovation. 1999 introduced so many moments that transformed our world. This was the year US Women’s Soccer team won their first FIFA World Cup, the year we learned about Napster, and most significantly, the year InDesign came to life. It’s been 20 years since the introduction of InDesign, and the industry for creative professionals has changed forever.