In all began back in 1987, when Adobe shipped the very first incarnation, version 1.0 to the masses. And with that they launched a lucrative vector graphics editor, which has revolutionised the face of design.

It’s official: Adobe Illustrator has finally reached middle-age. Launched way back in 1987, this Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of version 1.1, one of the most influential vector graphics applications of all time. From the very first incarnation, to the very latest, Adobe Illustrator has been a key asset in the designer’s toolbox. Never quite as famous as its omnipresent sibling Photoshop, Illustrator has spanned generations of design careers. Here’s its story, as told by printerinks, so far:

30 Years of Adobe Illustrator - Infographic

Source: Infographic: Adobe Illustrator reaches 30 | Webdesigner Depot
Original source: Adobe Illustrator Turns 30!

David

Graphic and website designer, currently, I attend to the maintenance of about thirty sites for existing clients as well as creating websites for the new ones. In my free time, I get into the secrets of the world of Linux, SSH, WP-CLI and I’m preparing this blog.

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