Archive for August, 2007

It’s Showtime! for CS3 Design Premium

Adobe today announced that Showtime Networks Inc. has implemented Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium edition across The Red Group, its in-house creative agency.

After successfully switching to Adobe InDesign software several years ago to produce its print marketing materials, The Red Group’s staff of 80 is currently using the efficient, highly integrated tools in Adobe Creative Suite 3 to design and produce marketing campaigns for the top-rated Showtime original drama series Dexter.

By standardizing on Creative Suite 3, The Red Group joins a community of design firms worldwide that use Adobe products to create integrated, multi-component marketing collateral.

To read the full case study, please visit

Top 12 Finalists Announced in “Take Creative License” Contest

It’s a race to the winners’ circle as Adobe has announced the top 12 finalists in Adobe Stock Photos’ “Take Creative License” contest. Entrants used their creativity to combine and alter images from the Adobe Stock Photos library to create an advertisement for the Stock Photos service.

Check out the 12 most creative and innovative mash-up entries on Adobe Stock Photos Web site and vote for your favorite in a special gallery located here:

Stay tuned: Graphic Design: USA will reveal the winning design in its September issue. You can also log on to the Adobe Stock Photos Web site on Sept. 25 to view the most imaginative and skillful creation in all its mash-up glory.

The latest word from Johnny L

Our venerable leader, John Loiacono, senior vice president of Creative Solutions at Adobe, has just posted a new piece on his blog about Open Source titled “Innovate or Integrate?”

Interested in what he has to say? Check it out here:

And the Winners of the 2007 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Are…

Congratulations to the winners of the seventh annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards! On August 2 in a ceremony at San Francisco’s de Young Museum, Adobe honored the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, and computer artists from the world’s top institutions. Using the latest Adobe products, more than 2,500 students from 30 countries competed in the annual program.

Students were recognized for their achievements in nine categories. To view the winning entries visit,