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Living Coral is the Pantone Colour of 2019

Pantone Colour of the Year 2019It was time again for the Pantone Colour Institute to announce their pick for Colour of the Year. We did an article last year on the really popular Ultra Violet (18-3838) colour choice which was described as inventive and imaginative.

This time around, the 2019 Colour of the Year is Living Coral (Pantone 16-1546 TCX or Pantone 2345 C – yes, an easy one to remember). Living Coral is described as vibrant, yet mellow by Pantone and is inspired by a need to relax and promote human interaction, in world of constantly shifting digital landscapes. (more…)

InDesign CC – Threaded Text Frames

Indesign Threaded Text Training

If you happen to be working in Adobe InDesign on a magazine, newsletter or even a large book divided into chapters, it is a good idea to only thread together the text frames belonging to a single article or chapter. Depending on the size of the publication, threading together all the text frames in the layout could get overwhelming and possibly lead to text in the wrong place. (more…)

Photoshop CC – Dehaze

Adobe Photoshop Dehaze

The latest update to Camera Raw (ACR) in Adobe Photoshop has seen a welcomed move of the Dehaze feature. As the name suggests, Dehaze is capable of removing haziness from photographs as well as the ability to add a bit of haze for effect. (more…)

InDesign CC 2018 – Paragraph Borders

InDesign CC 2018 introduces a new feature called Paragraph Borders. Previous versions of Adobe InDesign included the ability to add paragraph shading, but now we’re able to add one or more borders around a paragraph of text. Together with paragraph shading it is now possible to create standout content without the need for additional text frames. (more…)

Photoshop CC – Curvature Pen Tool

Curvature Pen Tool

Photoshop CC 2018 provides a great new tool for creating vector paths and shapes. The Curvature Pen tool instinctively allows you to draw vector paths and then simply push and pull them to change their curve. No more need for Bezier curves although they’re still available via the Direct Selection Tool. (more…)