In our evolving digital age, many students swear by taking lecture notes on laptop or tablets, while others stick to the old-fashioned pen and paper. Some argue that though the digital note- taking takes a bit of getting used to, technology has advanced the level of convenience and productivity.
After one month and 450 submissions later, we are proud to announce the ten winners of the Stamp Design Competition 2014. The contest was held in celebration of Kdan Creative Store with the purpose to inspire and encourage creative talents around the world. Besides online voting by the public, we invited experienced and professional artists to help us select the winners. Kdan mobile would like to congratulate the winners and give special thanks to all who participated. The winning designs will be available for purchases in Kdan Creative Store. Without further ado, here are the winners:
Ignore the naysayers—traditional art is not dead. On the contrary, more artists are combining painting, sketching, and other traditional mediums with the Internet and digital tools. The results are spectacular. With animation and design apps that feature realistic brush strokes, artists can produce works with the feel of traditional mediums. Kdan Mobile is at the forefront of this movement. To show our support for the merging of traditional art and new technologies, below we introduce and tip our hats to artists who are “keeping it real” in the digital era.Continue reading ““Keeping it Real” in the Digital Era—New Tools for Traditional Art”
Around this time of year, there’s a good chance that a recent overdose of turkey and booze has left you feeling a bit sluggish. Time to snap out of it! While your coworkers dwell in post-holiday malaise, step up your game and set yourself apart with the help of Kdan Mobile’s tools. Below we introduce three apps that enhance connectivity, mobility and data integration. These apps will inject a shot of efficiency into your work life, and impress the boss and colleagues with your technological savvy.
Doc Plus – Word Processor for Microsoft Word & OpenOffice Edition
Does typing and editing a Word document from your iPad sound like a hassle to you? It does to us, and that is exactly why Kdan created Doc Plus. Doc Plus is the most convenient way to create Word documents on your iPad. Leave your laptop behind and use your iPad to jot down meeting minutes on the go. Export the file as a Word document and share it with colleagues via email or Airdrop. This app’s user interface is a true work of art—with a few swipes of your fingers, all of the most important document editing features of Microsoft Word are at your disposal. You can also enrich your documents by inserting pictures from your device’s photo library.
Making a beautiful collage layout was a hard job before the invention of the digital printer; however, technology was not the only factor that impacted layout design. Layout design displays the opinions of the time it was created in. Reacting to the World War I period, a group of artists disposed of the decorative Art Nouveau, to look for a better format of communication. Dadaism was created to provide these designers a resource for innovated expression. Do you like freestyle layout designs? It may be surprising how “Dada” we are today when looking at historical Dada pieces. Continue reading “Dadaism and Layout – We are so Dada”