The latest issue of Computer Arts is on sale – and if you appreciate the incredible tactile power of print as well as the stunning innovation possible with digital, you're in for an eye-popping treat.
Phenomenally talented illustrator and paper engineer Helen Friel (opens in new tab) has hijacked the cover of Computer Arts issue 239.
She's handcrafted a striking double-sided print/digital diorama that's been embellished with an explosion of exciting special finishes – including a slick emboss, textured deboss and selection of varnishes (courtesy of our friends at Celloglas (opens in new tab)).
A spinning Hyperlapse (opens in new tab) video of the creative process, meanwhile, transforms the cover of the interactive version of issue 239 into a true celebration of all things digital.
Together, both media are being pushed to their absolute limits to make the magazine a beautiful, one-off collector's item.
Inside, the contents are just as exciting. Branding legend Michael Johnson of johnson banks (opens in new tab) joins a panel of leading designers to discuss how to create your best ever branding; and discover 20 ways to enhance your print and digital projects.
Also, meet the Oscar-winning prop designer Annie Atkins; go behind the scenes on the most innovative new design projects; and much more – scroll down to find out what else is inside this month's magazine.
The good news is that if you're quick you can save up to a whopping 59per cent with a subscription to Computer Arts.
Get 38 per cent off a print subscription, 45 per cent off a digital subscription – and save a massive 59 per cent on a print and digital bundle, which gives you all the tactile benefits of print alongside the bonus digital content inside the interactive edition.
Inside CA issue 239...
- 20 ways to enhance your print and digital projects
- How to create your best-ever branding: why working more closely with your clients will improve all your projects
- Graphic designer and prop-maker Annie Atkins (opens in new tab) talks typography, running on set and what it was like working with Wes Anderson on The Grand Budapest Hotel
- Roll out a nationwide rebrand: behind the scenes on Langland’s large-scale rebrand of Co-operative Pharmacy
- Discover the interactive techniques you need to know about
- How to design without limits: Gregory Bonner Hale (opens in new tab) reveals the secrets of truly cross-platform branding
- All the best new design, illustration and motion graphics work
- Much, much more...