Mapdiva has updated Artboard (, their vector drawing software for Mac OS X, to version 1.3. It’s available exclusively on the Mac App Store in the Graphics & Design category. It requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 and costs US$25.99.

Version 1.3 features a redesigned user interface for creating simple styles as you draw, dozens of new built-in styles and editable vector clip art, and a help resources panel featuring an orientation video for new users. With Artboard, you can design logos, posters, floor plans, technical drawings, fashions, web graphics, and more.

Use pre-designed templates to create fliers, invitations, signs, and business cards.
Artboard includes over 1,600 styles and fully editable clip art, including speech bubbles, buttons, maps and flags, people factory, and home planning, plus a library to store your own creations. The software features a style generator and stacked styles, providing a range of effects. It takes advantage of a Core Image-supported graphics card. A demo version, tutorials and more can be found at the Mapdiva web site.