Doubletwist, the San Francisco-based company launches its new website with visuals by Sebastiaan De With. Sebastiaan has been posting teasers on Dribbble of the upcoming designs and the site is finally up with the beautiful visuals. If you were out of the loop, Sebastiaan was acquired by DoubleTwist in last March. He was roped in as the Chief Creative Officer. The new website has sports an elegant design that combines, beautiful visuals combined with iconography. Check out the redesign here : http://doubletwist.com
Adobe Labs announces Muse
Adobe has announced a public beta of their new software: Muse (codename), that enables graphic designers to design and publish websites. It is aimed to build websites without writing a single line of code. It takes advantages of the latest web standards. Designers are invited to learn more about Muse by visiting http://muse.adobe.com where they can download the free beta (English only), see a gallery of Muse-created websites, and access instructional tutorials.
Rype Arts Avatar Bundle
Ryan Putnam has come up with a new avatar creation bundle that contains enough layers and graphic styles to create hundreds of thousands of custom avatar characters. It 100% vector art optimized for Illustrator CS4 and CS5. Check out the demonstration video here : http://vimeo.com/27716002
Rogie King the illustrator and designer launched his new blog. He was teasing the design community with the screenshots for a while and it is finally live : http://rogieking.com. The site also sports different looks for each blogpost according to the content and also some sexy syntax coloring
Mantia joins Square
Louie Mantia, the icon and UI designer has joined Square. Square is a startup that enables mobile payments a breeze. This means that he will be leaving his current position in the iTunes Design Team at Apple. Mantia has previously worked at Iconfactory. His works include UI and Icon designs for Polar Bear Farm, Tapulous and many more.
Sean Farrell, the logo designer brought out the shocking news to the attention of designers that a web business Logo Garden has been stealing tons of logos from original works of designers and has been selling them as stock logos at their website. Brent Pelloquin has written an article on getting the logos removed. Also provided is a number 1.888.533.LOGO for contacting the people in charge of the website.