Five helpful tips to make your design portfolio really stand out

Originating from Ireland, Liam McDonnell is a technologist and designer living and working in Massachusetts. He’s currently the UX and Creative Manager for Pixartprinting, a Boston-based online printer that caters specifically to creative professionals. McDonnell has over 16 years of industry experience, including work with multi-national organizations and smaller boutique design studios. He has completed … Read more →

New Curvature Pen tool to be added to photoshop

With a major new release of Creative Cloud expected later this year, Adobe has revealed a new and improved version of Illustrator’s Curvature Tool for Photoshop CC, which is designed to make drawing much easier. A short video posted on Adobe’s official YouTube channel ( shows the new Curvature Pen tool in action. The pen … Read more →

ViewSonic adds 27-inch 4K UHD Monitor to its VP Series

ViewSonic, a leading global provider of visual-solution products, has unveiled its VP2785-4K – a 27-inch 4K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD – 3,840 x 2,160 pixels) monitor that “delivers precise and consistent colour representation and performance to ensure incredible image quality,” said the company. Built for colour-critical applications, the ViewSonic VP2785-4K ensures vibrant and intense colour reproduction, “making … Read more →

Quark’ new release of its Content Automation Platform includes major productivity enhancements

Quark Software has announced significant new updates to its content automation platform. The new release, the second major update in 2017, adds major enhancements to content management and web-based content review, including the ability to assemble and manage PowerPoint slides at a component level. Quark’s content automation platform enables designers, business users and editorial teams … Read more →

BenQ releases new PD2500Q engineer-calibrated colour monitor

BenQ America (Costa Mesa, CA) an international provider of visual display solutions, has unveiled its professional, factory-calibrated PD Series Design Monitor by releasing the new PD2500Q display. Ideal for graphic design, photography, CAD/CAM, animation and video post-production professionals, the new colour monitor is the first in the series that will be individually calibrated by factory … Read more →