Brett Wickens

Recent articles by Brett Wickens

The desktop repro-house

Issue 4, Summer 1991


Do-it-yourself reprographics are just around the corner, according to the suppliers. Brett Wickens…

The layers of a floating image

Issue 16, Spring 1995


There is something very satisfying about opening a new software product from…

Photography without film: Digital imaging

Issue 8, Autumn 1992


Advertising and design agencies are firmly committed to digital artworking and…

The sound-stage on your desktop

Issue 13, Summer 1994


If you said you wanted to build a multi-lane freeway that spanned the globe, but…

What you see is not what you get

Issue 12, Spring 1994


It is the moment every designer dreads. A piece of work, weeks in the making, has…

Palettes and path finders

Issue 10, Autumn 1993


I had been an Aldus FreeHand user since 1988. Although quirky, the program appealed…

Waiting for the total toolset

Issue 21, Summer 1996


Macromedia Director 5 is much improved, but still not quite the ultimate all-in-one toolset

Adobe unpacks suitcase rival

Issue 23, Winter 1996


Symantec's Macintosh font handler, Suitcase, has had a radical overhaul, but so has Adobe Type…

Manipulation for the masses

Issue 25, Summer 1997


Version 4 of Adobe Photoshop, the champion of photo processing software, comes with new tools for…

Website design for grown-ups

Issue 26, Autumn 1997


The five windows of GoLive CyberStudio 2.0 help Web designers and HTML programmers to get along…