Brett Wickens

Recent articles by Brett Wickens

The layers of a floating image

Issue 16, Spring 1995


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

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…

Photography without film: Digital imaging

Issue 8, Autumn 1993


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

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…

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…

Konnishi wa to multilingual type

Issue 9, Summer 1993


Increased globalisation of business means English-speaking designers are working…

The desktop repro-house

Issue 4, Summer 1991


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