Meet the design stars of tomorrow

Computer Arts issue 282 cover

It's that time of the month again: the latest issue of Computer Arts magazine is on sale now. Inside issue 282 we celebrate new talent on the rise in the creative industries as we discover the finest design and illustration graduates across the UK. This includes recent graduate David Sum, who is also the proud winner of our cover competition. Check out his amazing work above.

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This issue also see the launch of our new Trends feature, a new section that explores the culture, places, events and more that you need to know about. In this month's article our futurists-in-residence, The Future Laboratory, look ahead to the urban environments of tomorrow and ask: is it possible to build a branded city that works for everyone?

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The Future Laboratory explores whether the cities of tomorrow will be a commercial dystopia

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Elsewhere in issue 282, we look at a virtual reality project that aims to bring back memories to Alzheimer's patients, and delve into the melted plastic work of Nadine Kolodziey. This issue also finds the time to ask: where is the line between design jargon and BS, as well as hearing expert viewpoints on the new identity for the East London charity, City Gateway. Topped off with a look at designer Elizabeth Olwen's Instagram world and an essay on how brand campaigns can stay personable, this promises to be an issue you won't want to miss.

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Take a look at the lead features inside Computer Arts issue 282 by scrolling left to right through the gallery below with the arrow icons.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.