2018 Adobe Spark Custom Fonts
We just updated Adobe Spark to support custom fonts, now when creating and managing your brand and branded themes, you can upload your own fonts to the brand. Custom font support is a Premium Feature, so it's available as part of any paid plan (Creative Cloud or Spark). It is also available for free to education users as part of Spark for Education.
2018 Creative Cloud Now $5 Per Student
Last month we announced Adobe Spark for Education, free for all students, both in K-12 and higher education. Today we announced new Creative Cloud pricing for K-12, $5 per license per year (starting at $2,500 per school per year). These are huge savings, and are part of our commitment to ensuring that all students have access to the right creativity tools.
2018 Adobe Dimension CC 1.1 Released
Adobe Dimension is used by graphic designers to create photorealistic renderings using both 2D and 3D assets. Product Manager Zorana Gee has announced the release of Dimension 1.1, and highlighted the new features in this blog post.
2018 Project Puppetron Beta
One of the most exciting Sneaks at MAX 2017 was Project Puppetron. Well, we've come a long way in a few months. And now the Character Animator team (the same folks who let you bring a Photoshop or Illustrator file to life through performance-based and live animation) invite you to be a part of their latest experiment, joining the Project Puppetron beta test. Details are posted here.
2017 Adobe XD December Update
2017 Marc Schenker On Design Trends
Flat Design? Material Design? Skeumorphism? Minimalism? I missed this one last month, but better late than never ... Over on the Adobe Creative Cloud blog, Marc Schenker has shared useful insight into emerging design trends.
2017 Adobe XD November Update
The Adobe XD team is on a roll. The most recent update includes the addition of Design Specs to improve collaboration and obtaining feedback, a new Layout Grid, JPEG export, improvements to text display, and a whole lot more. See this blog post for details.
2017 Adobe Experience Design CC Make It Impactful Contest
For our fourth Make It Impactful tutorial and contest, we're inviting you to follow a simple tutorial that highlights some features of Adobe XD, an all-in-one tool for designing and prototyping websites and mobile apps. We asked designers Leah Buley and Marcelo Silva to demonstrate Adobe XD by building a simple landing page or home page, on the theme "Making an Impact". Try these tips on a project of your own and share the results, and you may win a one-year Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, a $750 Visa gift card, a lifetime unlimited pass to UI8, and a one-hour mentoring session with Leah or Marcelo. In addition, you'll also have a chance to win our grand prize, a trip to Adobe MAX 2017 in Las Vegas!
2017 Designing for Generation Z: How to Engage Today's Super-Savvy Kids and Teens
2017 Julieanne Kost Teaches Photoshop
My super-talented Adobe coworker, Julieanne Kost, has started a YouTube series teaching Photoshop skills and techniques. The videos are short, 2-5 minutes each, and are highly recommended if you are new to Photoshop.