Category Archives: InDesign

InDesign Part II – Fun Tools and Flyer Design

Part 1: Font/Color Use for Print Ads Before you do anything in InDesign, you’ll need to determine the look and feel of the poster based on the lecture content and subject matter. That starts with color and fonts.  Choosing a … Continue reading

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Basic Training: Make a Magazine Spread with InDesign

InDesign is a powerful tool for typesetting (arranging type) and document creation. It is best for creating books, brochures, flyers, and magazines. Let’s make a 4 page magazine spread in InDesign to grasp the basics. Creating a document 1. Go … Continue reading

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Adding Bleed and Crop Marks to a PDF

A bleed area is thin border (usually less than ¼ inch) on all four sides of a document that will be trimmed off post-printing. The bleed guarantees that the poster will have no white margin or leftover space around its edges. … Continue reading

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