Moment is easily one of my favourite brand out there. Reason #1 why? They are always innovating and that's incredible to accomplish. They create also well-throughout content not only to promote their products but by supporting back to its community through knowledge, competitive initiatives, rewards and more. They are back with their fifth campaign with Kickstarter to introduce their latest instalment Moment Air.
Being in the industry for a long time, I personally take proud joy seeing designers and makers we featured grow and evolve their brand to higher grounds. ABDZ is a community and having our platform to share is always welcoming to newcomers and/or for those who just keep innovating and creating marvelous products. Today, I wanted to share that love to Ugmonk. Jeff is a founder and designer behind this incredible brand where not only has built his own voice but has grown mature into his design.
We are announcing a collaboration from makers from Anicorn and their last creation: the Redundant Watch which is now live on Kickstarter. We love the products they make as we have featured previous endeavours on ABDZ.
Having visited Amsterdam before, I did saw the construction of MVRDV's Crystal Houses. I didn't understand its architecture and uniqueness at first but learning about it now makes even more sense. So the Crystal Houses is a store located in Amsterdam, Netherlands designed by the amazing folks from MVRDV who has received International recognition since their opening in 2016. Its particular uniqueness?
Today is a big day for the wondrous folks from Hasselblad, the Swedish manufacturer has announced new cameras like a more affordable, faster X1D II, the prestigious legacy camera CFV II 50C where you will be able to mix and match your own system. It's a beautiful combination of history and modern technology that Hasselblad was able to accomplish.
The fine folks from WIX shared with us their latest SEO tools for your WIX site where you can rank higher and grow your search engine visibility. Which is super important when you are building your product and/or services to get the right amount of exposure. With your WIX site, you can definitely benefit from these features and whatnot. From the loading time to the 'instant' Google indexing, there will be something for everyone to choose from. For more information or simply get started now.
We have featured the trailer and behind-the-scenes stills from the first teaser trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 back in 2013 on ABDZ. I remember it literally broke the internet, everyone just couldn't wait to play this game, it was taking into the future of the off-world. Well, it's coming (finally!) and after more than 5 years of a wait! We are finally getting a release date on April 16th, 2020 (mark your calendar!).
The rad folks from Unsplash is celebrating a huge milestone: 1 Million photos shared on their platform. That's really cool! They are part of what we dearly cherish, a supportive and creative community. They might have been part of a change regarding Stock Photography and it's a game changer however you look at it. I personally think is a step in the right direction and seeing so many brands taking part as well. That's cheerful. We are grateful to have supported this amazing team throughout the years and still will do.
Our friends are Adobe has announced a very good announcement to raise awareness to save coral reefs. Revealed as a global campaign titled: “Glowing Glowing Gone", advocating action by highlighting the global danger related to fluorescing corals. Let's take a look of what Pantone Color Institute and Adobe have in store through their new initiatives.
Voilà! It's live! Apple has previewed their entirely new OS to the world at WWDC'19 yesterday. And yes, now we have Dark Mode for the upcoming OS. Yay or not, there a bunch of new features coming for your iPhone, iPad and Watch. Some of them are pretty cool and some are what we would call 'standard' for our demanding industry. One thing though, it took quite a while but we finally get to see Apple making good changes on their OS's (?!).
Our friends from Dribbble have introduced some fresh features on their platform that we (us) designers dearly use every single day. They are exciting features! I especially love the new "shot categories" where you have a take at browsing design inspiration easier. I personally feel it's a big update from previous "browsing navigation" and there is definitely a small learning curve. The importance of secondary items are justifiable, it's definitely an improvement compared to other design "newly" updated platforms. Read the entire announcement here!
Today, Adobe announced extensive updates to the Lightroom ecosystem and Adobe XD.
On the heels of Adobe Illustrator’s Color Transfer Sneak last month, Adobe announced today a series of updates to the
So...Instagram launched its latest feature called: IGTV. What is it? It's a new update where you will be able to watch long-form and also vertical videos from your favourite creators. What's interesting is that Instagram is pushing creators to actually use it, it's almost the same feel we all had when we were first introduced to Vine. One feature where Instagram could really shine is the fact that the videos that you are filming or uploading can be one hour long. That's just crazy!
Our friends over at InVision keep delivering amazing content. Today they launched the DesignOps Handbook, an excellent resource for companies that are willing to invest in design.
We would like to introduce a cool project that launched today on Kickstarter coming from the makers of Hidden Time Watch. Now they are back and introducing Order. They have partnered with we partnered with graphic designers Hamish Smyth and Jesse Reed.
First of all, would love to salute all our friends and partners at the on-going OFFF Barcelona that is happening from May 24-26. For the occasion, the kind of folks from Adobe were there and they took the opportunity to present a teaser of new features coming soon on XD and Illustrator. Make sure to check the videos below!
Our friends from InVision took us by a storm today with the announcement of #InVisionStudio Platform. What is it? Well, it's simply to create the best screen design tool on a daily basis to achieve greatness. Cheesy?They believe that together we can build a unified work design environment for everyone. It's really nice seeing InVision engaging different companies too who really have the same goals at the end of the day.
What a great time to be a designer. We have incredible tools at affordable prices and we also have a lot of incentive from the big players. Today Adobe announced that Adobe XD is now free via a new Starter plan. Additionally, Adobe has launched a new $10 million investment fund for design technology and released a host of new features and assets for XD users.
The awesome folks from Adobe is introducing their third visual trend of the year: Multilocalism. What is it? Let's just say it's all about going back to your roots. Where are you from? Where are your parents come from? How about your grandparents? It's an origin of a multi-cultural question but mostly it's all about: Where do you feel yourself at home? I guess this is what is more important, let's take a look at this stunning and exclusive photo gallery that reflect Adobe's connections in a multi-local world.