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Creative Suite Spotlight: Delicious Design League

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DDL-Pic-2For the second installment of our “Creative Suite Spotlight Series,” we’re featuring Delicious Design League – a full-time design and illustration studio with more than 10 years of experience in the design and advertising business. They’ve done everything from creating rock posters for bands to designing and illustrating for some of the most recognizable brands like Firefox and Nike.

To learn more about Delicious, check out our Creative Suite Facebook Page. There, you’ll find out how they stay creative, how social media impacts their work, what their all-time favorite projects are and more. Here’s just a little taste from our interview with Billy Baumann of Delicious Design League: (more…)

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How Do You Keep it Fresh With Creative Suite 5 and 5.5?

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Our Creative Suite users’ work inspires and amazes us on a daily basis here at Adobe, and we thought to share a handful of great projects that have been submitted through our Keep it Fresh program. Take a look at a few of our highlights below, and if you have something awesome to feature, simply click here and tell us how you keep your work fresh with CS5 or CS5.5, or even with our new Adobe Touch Apps.  We may just feature you in a future blog post or on our Facebook Wall!
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Step Out of the Office with Chevon Hicks and Adobe Ideas

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Chevon Hicks is a Creative Director at Heavenspot , an independent digital creative agency that works closely with consumer brands, movie studios and ad agencies. Chevon not only runs this insane creative agency, but he also happens to be a very talented illustrator.
Recently, he created the gorgeous illustration (above) of Italian soccer player Mario Balotelli completely in Adobe Ideas on his iPad and a Wacom Bamboo stylus, all while away from his desktop. Adobe Ideas allowed Hicks to design anywhere using vectors, layers, and color themes. Although Chevon didn’t use desktop software in this case, Adobe Ideas allows you to put the finishing ‘touches’ (excuse the pun) on your work in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop.

“For the first time in years, I felt like I was really ‘painting’ with vectors,” explained Chevon.

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Creative Suite Spotlight: Illustrator Tad Carpenter

tad-profile-photo21There’s no question that there are amazing creative pros doing great work with Adobe products. To elevate what we’re seeing out there from our users, we’re kicking off the first of our “Creative Suite Spotlight Series” featuring Tad Carpenter! Tad is an Illustrator, designer and teacher living in Kansas City, Mo.  He spends most of his time running his own studio, working with notable brands such as: Macy’s, Target, Atlantic Records, The Corcoran Museum, Dave & Busters, Hallmark Cards, Land of Nod and MTV, to name a few. Tad also teaches graphic design at the University of Kansas – his alma mater.

 

Head over to our Creative Suite Facebook Page and get to know him even better. You’ll find answers to questions like, “What are your favorite Adobe CS 5.5 design tools? How are you using them?” and “What kind of impact has social media had on your work?” For now, here’s a little taste of what you’ll find:
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