Moleskine And Adobe Creative Cloud Join Forces To Smooth Workflows

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As part of their quest to synchronise our digital and analogue worlds, sketchbook designer Moleskine have joined forces with the Adobe Creative Cloud platform to “simplify workflows” for illustrators, designers and architects. Suggesting that the initial stages of the creative process often occur offline, out of the studio or in transit, the team behind the collaboration note that as a portable, uncomplicated object, the Moleskine notebook “can be used anytime, anywhere and especially on the move. Sketching on paper is immediate, and can even be done on a crowded train.”

Now users with a Creative Cloud subscription, combined with a special Moleskine sketchbook, can capture images of their drawings with the associated app (iOS only). These are then converted into smooth vector files which are automatically synchronised to desktop programs such as (as a .jpeg) or Illustrator (as a .svg).

Adobe Photoshop Becomes a Tool for 3D Printing

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Adobe has unveiled a major update to Photoshop CC () with the hope that a “radically simplified printing process” will make their software the “go-to tool for anyone who wants to print a model.” Their new software allows for designers to create a model from scratch or refine an existing design leading to perfect print ready models. Since one of the most common problems with printing is the human errors in virtual modeling, Photoshop includes automatic mesh repair and will insert a support structure if necessary to ensure that the model will print reliably and without faults.

You can find out more about Adobe Photoshop and 3D Printing here. This update to Photoshop is already available for those who are subscribed to Adobe’s Creative Cloud.

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