Adobe InDesign never could do half decent math equations or symbols. . . until now

Isn't it amazing that a company as big as Adobe cannot get its software to make decent math equations and symbols. We were amazed at MathMagic Pro a standalone multi-purpose equation editor for mathematical equations and scientific symbols ... with a plug-in specifically for Adobe InDesign April 27, 2013

DTG News for March 2013

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 23, #3 ~ March, 2013
01 March on: Designing Women
02 DW Photoshop: Create cool, splashy typography using Adobe Photoshop
03 DW Feature: Are You Stuck in a Spiral? 6 Steps You Can Take To Get Out!
04 DW Feature: Heather Keogh : Green Screen Photography
05 DW Feature: LAWS of Authorship
06 18th Annual Designing Women Celebration
07 Photoshop Madness Meets Designing Women
08 10 Simple Presentation Tips for Professionals
09 60 Seconds Blog : Spectacular Vertical Gardens
10 60 Seconds Blog : False Advertising ???
11 Brick and Mortar Dying While Digital is Flying
12 &Else News, Views & Reviews
13 DTG Pinterest
14 Facebook Timeline Winners for 2012, on Pinterest
15 The Publishers' Warehouse
16 DTG Facebook antics & Designing Women
17 Next Month: Designing Spring March 22, 2013

12 rules for designing remarkable covers

From time to time, our friends out at Shweiki Media produce some tutorials and articles to help their printing clients get more bang for their bucks. We're lucky that when they author these files, they send them to me for DTG readers! Consider this, the next time you have a cover to design March 21, 2013

Organic book nominated for the Designs of the Year award 2013!

Kapitza's Organic book has been nominated for the London Design Museum's Designs of the Year award 2013! -- 'The Oscars of the design world' showcases the most innovative and imaginative designs from around the world, over the past year, spanning seven categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Transport and Product. February 25, 2013

Extraordinary Visions : Lightwave rolls out new features and enhancements

We never cease to be amazed by what they're doing in the 3D and rendering world of illustration. NewTek's Lightwave continues to take huge strides toward the ultimate capabilities, and this new upgrade puts fur on it . . . February 13, 2013

18th Annual Black History Month Art Surf

Here we are again for our annual Black History Month surf, where we have a look at outstanding contributions to art and design from the black community. This year, we're seeing the most prolific exhibition of art ever! This year includes :
* Lulu Kitololo: Storyteller, Ideamonger, Designer, Artist
* Sabine Pieper : fashion illustration for a generation
* Direct Mail for design etiquette by Wanda Priem
* Kehinde Wiley : legacy of portraitists
* Saki Mafundikwa - Afrikan Alphabets
* Stuff that piques my interest
* Graffiti Turned High Art
and more! Enjoy : January 30, 2013

Black History Month for 2013

We continue our 2013 surf from the previous page with these visits :
* Octavia Butler Black History Month Poster
* Black History Month: Diversity in Design
* Black History Month Magazine Covers
* All-Time Favourite Music Promos
* Black History month poster
* Black Light Posters
... and more ! January 30, 2013

Adobe Illustrator Gradient Mesh distorts images

Here's an interesting Adobe Illustrator tutorial that works in most versions of Illustrator after the addition of the Mesh -- and it gives you the perfect opportunity to learn and work with the Gradient Mesh, one of the more illusive tools in Adobe Illustrator's tool box. January 30, 2013

CREATIVE Tidbits : Valentine's Do It Yourself

And now for something totally different . . . for this creative surf, I thought it would be fun just to snoop around and see what kind of creative projects others are doing. We found a few :
* Do-It-Yourself: Quick and Easy Valentine's Projects
* Cupid's Arrow Valentine Printable Cupcake Wrappers
* Do It Yourself Valentines Day Wreath - Posted
* Do It Yourself Pixalated Valentines Card
* Valentine's Day Cards You Make Yourself
* Do-it-yourself Valentine garland
* Happy valentines day
* Valentines shirts!
* Be my Valentine
... and more ! January 29, 2013

Color+ for iPad 2

The photography industry is truly embracing the iPad, and this new app is perfect for photographers and casual users alike! Camera Color+ allows you to take colorful real attractive photos and enhance their colors and saturation for better depth and realism. There's a lot of power in this little package ... December 28, 2012