Adobe reveals its largest Creative Cloud update yet at Max 2017

LAS VEGAS - Adobe Systems Inc. is making it easier than ever for both graphic designers and those who are less creatively inclined to design eye-catching media of all kinds. On the first

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The next job being eaten by AI: graphic design

Technological innovations are increasingly making traditional jobs obsolete, and it looks like the already tech-savvy industry of graphic design could be next. Toronto-based startup Logojoy’s online artificial intelligence (AI) platform provides premium and

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Graphic design pros critique Google’s new logo

Do you remember when Google had an exclamation mark in its logo? Yes, there was a Yahoo-esque punctuation character in the world's most-used search engine back in 1999. After that, it switched to the

Published on: September 9th, 2015 Brian Jackson

User experience design: Building a website people will want to use

If you bring in a consultant to analyze the effectiveness of your corporate website, they will soon start talking about UXD. They are referring to "user experience design," a term coined by Donald

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

In building apps, ‘you have to care,’ Tumblr developer says

For Kevin Grant, app design is a balancing act between following the rules at times – and at others, breaking them in the name of experimentation. Grant, who works in Tumblr in New

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

AskForTask helping businesses harness the shared economy

Last week, Randy Frisch walked into Uberflip’s Toronto office and realized there were just too many beer bottles piling up inside. As the COO of the company, Frisch could have asked his employees

Published on: March 17th, 2014 Candice So

Oscar-winning movie Gravity was powered by Dell Precision workstations

AUSTIN, TEX – The Sandra Bullock/George Clooney space drama Gravity won a number of Oscars last weekend at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, including the trophy for Best Visual Effects. And Dell’s Precision

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Adobe launches 3D printing finishing tool in Photoshop

Adobe Systems Inc. has given Photoshop an upgrade, adding a 3D printing feature to the growing list of things users can do with it. In a virtual briefing this week, Adobe unveiled its

Published on: January 16th, 2014 Candice So

11 amazing images show ‘The Human Face of Big Data’


Published on: August 2nd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Canadians embracing design crowdsourcing

Australian design crowdsourcing design firm DesignCrowd is marking one year in the Canadian market this month, and the company said Canada is strongly embracing the crowdsourcing model. The crowdsourcing graphic design firm launched

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

99designs launches tools for ‘Pro’ users

A Web service that helps small businesses organize contests based around graphic design needs has launched a professional tool set targeted at creative agencies and marketing departments, it announced this week. 99designs has

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

RenderLife creates a 3D model market

Looking to buy or sell quality 3D models? A new Toronto start-up hopes you'll come to them.RenderLife Inc. is looking to increase competition with a new approach to the stock 3D model marketplace,

Published on: November 30th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

DesignCrowd brings crowdsourcing graphic design service to Canada

Australian firm DesignCrowd has launched its crowdsourcing graphic design site for businesses in Canada with a dot-ca address, it announced is online now and marked as being in beta stage. The new

Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Crowd-sourced graphic design service comes to Canada

A Web service that crowd sources the graphic design needs of a small business at a price of their choosing is receiving a warm response from budget-strapped entrepreneurs, but a more tepid response

Published on: October 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson