Dissects the anatomy of a typeface and defines the vocabulary of typography, using practical, real-world examples in InDesign.
Deconstructs popular logos to explain why and how they work, and offers a methodical approach to creating a logo in Illustrator and Photoshop.
Learn how to create an album cover inspired by the punk rock movement of the 1970s, complete with "ransom-note" type, using Photoshop and Illustrator.
Create a poster-sized advertisement inspired by Swiss-Style designer Josef Müller-Brockmann's 1955 original.
Create a book cover design inspired by Bauhaus, with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn to re-create a gorgeous postcard from the Art Deco era, with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Learn how to use Illustrator and Photoshop to create a distressed type treatment inspired by Grunge.
Create a poster design that invokes the style, spirit, and typography of the Constructivist movement.
Build a Dada-esque typography treatment with Photoshop, Illustrator, and period-appropriate typefaces and color palettes.
Recreate a type treatment in the Art Nouveau style, using Illustrator, Photoshop, and historically appropriate typefaces and color palettes.
Learn how to create a new design inspired by nineteenth-century Victorian type styles, using period-appropriate fonts, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Explore the components of an elegant and readable book design, and the setup and strategy for designing a book in Adobe InDesign.
Explains the components that make an instructive style guide, and the elements that create a strong brand identity.
Explains the fundamental concepts and techniques for working with type in Photoshop.
Uses real-world examples to explain the purpose of the typographical features in InDesign CS4, and describes the conventions for how to use them.
Explores how to begin a successful InDesign layout with the smart use of typography.
Covers the basics of character and paragraph formatting, paragraph and character styles, nested styles, and baseline grids.