Adobe Systems Incorporated

Creative Suite Spotlight: Delicious Design League

DDL-Pic-1

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…)

6:40 AM Permalink

Ring in the New Year with our Favorite Moments of 2011

What an exciting year it has been! We wanted to share some of our favorite happenings in 2011 with a countdown of sorts, and highlight our top 11 of ‘11.  Stay tuned here because we’ll be posting our favorite moments from the year leading up to New Year’s Eve. And, if you think 2011 was exciting, just wait until you see what we have in store for 2012! From the whole team at Adobe, have a happy new year!

(more…)

12:20 PM Permalink

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

 Creative-Suite-Keep-It-Fresh-

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!
(more…)

5:26 AM Permalink

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:
(more…)

2:24 PM Permalink

Take the Adobe Reel Challenge!

 

Adobe-Reel-Challenge

Hey, Creative Layer readers! Do you have a demo reel that needs a face lift? If so, we invite you to take the Adobe Reel Challenge. It’s easy – just start by downloading CS5.5 Production Premium or Premiere Pro’s  free 30-day trial version if you don’t have it already. Then, update your demo reel and upload it to the Adobe Reel Challenge Vimeo page, and voila!

 

(more…)

2:23 PM Permalink

Get to Know Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition

MAX_DPS-Single-Edition 

This sure has been an exciting Adobe MAX 2011 for designers! During Monday’s keynote, our Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), Single Edition was announced by our CTO Kevin Lynch. This new edition is truly a game changer as it’s an affordable solution, which means everyone gets the opportunity to publish. Freelance designers, designers at small businesses and smaller design firms can now affordably publish a single branded publication to the iTunes App Store. DPS, Single Edition enables you to publish content including brochures, highly-visual books, annual reports, or a personal design portfolio.

(more…)

10:27 AM Permalink