Start your free trial now, and begin learning software, business and creative skills—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

Start Your Free Trial Now

Designing a Digital Magazine

with Nigel French

Video: Welcome

Learn what it takes to design a digital magazine and make vibrant, engaging publications for today's digital subscribers.
please wait ...
Designing a Digital Magazine
Video Duration: 0s 2h 7m Intermediate


View Course Description

Designing for a digital magazine is similar to designing for a print magazine, but there are additional choices that you need to consider. Interactivity is important, but making it easy to read and navigate is even more critical. In this course, Nigel French covers how to use InDesign's digital publishing toolset to create a magazine for the iPad. He shows you how to add interactivity in the form of slideshows, maps, and audio and video. Plus, learn how to convert the project into a single edition iOS app.

Topics include:
  • Setting up pages
  • Adding and formatting content
  • Choosing typefaces appropriate for the screen
  • Creating the folio
  • Adding interactivity
  • Creating an app from a digital magazine
InDesign Digital Publishing Suite


Hi. I'm Nigel French. Welcome to Designing a Digital Magazine. In this project-based course we'll be using InDesign's digital publishing suite tools to create a magazine for an iPad. This is an inflight magazine for a fictional airline. We'll look at the design considerations for making our magazine easy to read and easy to navigate, as well as how to manage the project. We'll add interactivity, like slideshows, a pan and zoom image, an interactive map, audio and video.

And when we're finished, we'll convert our folio into a single edition app. So let's get started with Designing a Digital Magazine.

There are currently no FAQs about Designing a Digital Magazine.






Don't show this message again
Share a link to this course

What are exercise files?

Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course. Save time by downloading the author's files instead of setting up your own files, and learn by following along with the instructor.

Can I take this course without the exercise files?

Yes! If you decide you would like the exercise files later, you can upgrade to a premium account any time.

Become a member Download sample files See plans and pricing

Please wait... please wait ...
Upgrade to get access to exercise files.

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Learn by watching, listening, and doing, Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along Premium memberships include access to all exercise files in the library.

Exercise files

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

For additional information on downloading and using exercise files, watch our instructional video or read the instructions in the FAQ .

This course includes free exercise files, so you can practice while you watch the course. To access all the exercise files in our library, become a Premium Member.

Join now Already a member? Log in

* Estimated file size

Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?

This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.

Mark all as unwatched Cancel


You have completed Designing a Digital Magazine.

Return to your organization's learning portal to continue training, or close this page.


Upgrade to View Courses Offline


With our new Desktop App, Annual Premium Members can download courses for Internet-free viewing.

Upgrade Now

After upgrading, download Desktop App Here.

Become a Member and Create Custom Playlists

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of online learning video courses—and create as many playlists as you like.

Get started

Already a member?

Log in

Exercise files

Learn by watching, listening, and doing! Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along. Exercise files are available with all Premium memberships. Learn more

Get started

Already a Premium member?

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Ask a question

Thanks for contacting us.
You’ll hear from our Customer Service team within 24 hours.

Please enter the text shown below:

Exercise files

Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.

Mark videos as unwatched

Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.

Control your viewing experience

Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.

Interactive transcripts

Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.

You started this assessment previously and didn’t complete it.

You can pick up where you left off, or start over.

Resume Start over

Learn more, save more. Upgrade today!

Get our Annual Premium Membership at our best savings yet.

Upgrade to our Annual Premium Membership today and get even more value from your subscription:

“In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.

Sign up and receive emails about and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from

Sign up and receive emails about and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.