Happy Birthday, Illustrator! | Creative Cloud blog by Adobe
1987 ushered in a new era of digital publishing and design. A then little-known design tool calle... 1987 ushered in a new era of digital publishing and design. A then little-known design tool called Adobe Illustrator transformed graphic design by letting creatives create and publish vector artwork. Today, more than 180 million graphics are created with Illustrator CC on a monthly basis. Its output is everywhere, from the billboards you pass on the highway to the packages you see at the grocery.