Giving you 50 ‘Reasons to be Creative’

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September 02, 2013

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We’re down in Brighton today for the annual Reasons to be Creative conference, where we’ll be joining the very best of the UK’s creative talent for three days of education and inspiration on the latest trends, tools and techniques from the world of web design, film-making, animation and more.

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If you’re heading down here yourself, then you’ll very shortly see our very own Paul Trani hit the stage for the opening keynote where he’ll be setting the tone for the event with a discussion around creativity and a demonstration of how creative ideas can be brought to life through tools such as Creative Cloud, both now and in the future.

Not only that, we’re also giving delegates 50 ‘reasons to be creative’ as we’re running a competition to give away 50 Adobe bean bags during the conference. All you have to do to enter, is tweet us on @AdobeUK telling us what inspires your creativity – and make sure you include the #reasonsto hashtag. The competition opens at 10am today and closes at 1pm on Wednesday 4th September. We’ll be notifying the winners by 2pm and they’ll have until 3pm to collect their beanbag. Remember, only delegates can participate – so if you’re not going but you know someone who is, then let them know they could be in with a chance of winning. Full T’s and C’s available here.

If you can’t make it down, then be sure to follow @AdobeUK for all the latest news from the conference – plus we’ll be live tweeting from @AdobeUK during Paul’s keynote between 10am and 11am this morning.

Red Bull Collective Art Hits London for 3 Day Exhibition

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May 23, 2013

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Adobe UK, Adobe, Red Bull Adobe, Red Bull Collective Art, Create Now, CreativityRed Bull, in partnership with Adobe, has just made art history! And we’re inviting members of the public to be part of it when it hits London as part of a three day exhibition from 5 – 7 June 2013. After taking in LA, Oslo and Mexico City, London will host the Red Bull Collective Art exhibition, in partnership with Adobe, at Red Bull Studios, London Bridge. The exhibition is free of charge and open 11am – 5pm each day.

But what is it all about? Well, in a nutshell, more than 2,000 individual pieces of artwork (90% of which, were created using tools available in Adobe Creative Cloud) have been brought together to create one piece of ‘collective art’ measuring a massive 1.3km in length – that’s 500m longer than the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.

Back in February, we announced our partnership with Red Bull Collective Art, a project which gave creative talent from across the globe – including everyone from designers and artists, to photographers and publicists – the chance to take part in creating the biggest and most original piece of artwork the world has ever seen.

The project saw contributions from 85 countries and brought ‘Cadavre Exquís’ into the digital age by layering multiple pieces of art created by different people to make one collective piece. Of the 2,000 people that took part, 500 submissions were from the UK, testament to the extraordinary creativity of our nation. Each contributor had one hour to put their artistic stamp on the final piece of artwork, which is now being exhibited in a variety of unique settings around the world, giving members of the public the opportunity to see this ground-breaking piece of art.

To learn more about the project, you can visit the website where you can browse and interact with the inspirational pieces of art from around the globe. You can also follow the social journey using #CreateNow and #RedBullCollectiveArt.

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Adobe Creative Days Comes to London on 4th June

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May 16, 2013

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creative days, abobe UK, digital media, adobe evangelistsBreaking news for all budding and pro creatives out there! Today marks the start of our countdown to the UK Creative Day, set to be staged at Kings Place in London in just over two weeks time! The event is one in a series of 14 Creative Days happening all across Europe as part of Adobe’s bumper Create Now World Tour. It’s taking place on Tuesday 4th June and will be a celebration of creativity and expressiveness in the UK.

Hosted by tech enthusiast David McClelland, Creative Day will feature a mix of industry luminaries, influencers and our very own global evangelists, including Rufus Deuchler, Paul Trani, Jason Levine, as well as our UK experts, Richard Curtis, Iona Walters, Rupert Knowles and Niels Stevens. Each will take to the stage – together with inspirational creatives – throughout Creative Day and cover all that’s hot in Adobe Creative Cloud.

Creative Day will be packed with lively debates, exclusive demonstrations and inspirational case studies – all broadcast online at www.adobecreativedays.com/uk from 9.45am. Plus, we’re giving 400 lucky people the chance to be in the live audience – just register here to take part in person.

Liz Wilkins, senior marketing manager for Digital Media at Adobe, said: “The UK creative industry is one of the most exciting and dynamic sectors to work in. Creative Day will be a fantastic chance for creatives to come together, exchange ideas, hear from luminaries and and learn about the very latest in Creative Cloud”.

David McClelland who is hosting the event said: “I’m thrilled to be working with Adobe on the London leg of the Creative Days World Tour and am particularly excited about being able to share my Adobe Creative Cloud  experience with a live audience, as well as with tens of thousands watching online”.

Follow the conversation on Twitter – #CreativeDays.

#PythonGiveaway

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February 14, 2013

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We’ll be running a #PythonGiveaway on our Twitter feed on 15th February 2013! If you haven’t already seen A Liar’s Autobiography in cinemas, make sure to look out for our tweet at 10am. We’ll tell you how you can be in with the chance of winning a copy of the book that the film was based on, as well as a customised A Liar’s Autobiography tote bag.

Find out more about how Adobe’s Creative Suite software was used to create this brilliant tribute to Python Graham Chapman in this video.

Adobe Terms & Conditions for #PythonGiveaway Twitter competition

  1. Only open to UK residents aged 18 years or over, who are following @AdobeUK on Twitter
  2. To take part in the prize draw, go to www.twitter.com/AdobeUK, follow the Twitter feed and retweet the #PythonGiveaway tweet sent on Friday 15th February 2013
  3. The prize draw excludes Adobe employees, their families, agencies, or anyone professionally connected with the promotion
  4. No purchase necessary. The competition will be open from 10am Friday 15th February 2013 (GMT) and will close at 5pm Friday 15th February 2013 (GMT) (the “Promotion Period”)
  5. Any entries outside of the Promotion Period will not be counted
  6. 30 prize winners will be chosen at random by an independent party during the Promotion Period
  7. The Prize: Each of the winners will receive a copy of A Liar’s Autobiography book and a customised A Liar’s Autobiography tote bag
  8. No entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computers will be accepted. No incomplete or corrupted entries will be accepted. Any entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be rejected. Any entries containing offensive or inappropriate content will be removed
  9. All prize winner[s] will be contacted by 5pm (GMT) Monday 18th February 2013
  10. No cash or other alternative in part or full will be offered in lieu of the specified prizes. Prizes are not transferable
  11. By entering participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules. All entry instructions form part of these Terms and Conditions
  12. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoters reserve the right to offer alternative prizes of equal or greater value
  13. The promoter reserves the right to amend, alter or terminate this promotion at any time due to circumstances beyond its control
  14. The promoter’s decision is binding in all matters
  15. Winners must respond to notification of their prize within 24 hours otherwise the right to claim the prize will be lost and the promoter reserves the right to re-award the prize(s)
  16. A list of winners (name and county) will be made available on request to those enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope to Adobe Systems Ltd, PR Team, Market St, Maidenhead, West Berkshire SL6 8AD
  17. The promoter can accept no responsibility for, and reserves the right to refuse, entries which are corrupt, incomplete or fail to arrive by the closing date
  18. These rules are governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts
  19. Twitter, Inc. is not a sponsor of this contest and bears no responsibility or liability for the administration, operation, judging, or conduct of the contest, or for the fulfilment of prizes associated with this promotion
  20. Promoter & Data Controller: Adobe Systems Ltd, Market St, Maidenhead, West Berkshire SL6 8AD. Do not send entries to this address

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