'Designing a Magazine Layout Hands-On Workshop' from Lynda.com

How to design a magazine? Is it hard to layout a magazine? For the Nigel French is not difficult. What about newbie designers?

Building a great magazine layout can be a time-consuming and difficult process, and can involve working with a number of applications and perhaps a group of designers to achieve a satisfactory result. In Designing a Magazine Layout Hands-On Workshop, graphic designer and Adobe Certified Instructor Nigel French teaches effective design and production techniques using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Bridge to create dynamic magazine layouts.

He establishes an efficient workflow using multiple programs, examines the aesthetics of integrating text with images, and teaches best practices for outputting the final document. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Identifying the common parts of a magazine feature article
  • Creating an efficient workflow using Bridge
  • Designing with bleeds and crossovers
  • Creating and applying paragraph, character, and object styles
  • Designing and working with a baseline grid
  • Preflighting documents
  • Creating print-ready PDFs
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