Effective Techniques for Designing a Newsletter Nameplate


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Designing the nameplate

We are going to take a little time out from our InDesign document to go into Illustrator and design the nameplate, this item right here, for our newsletter. Now the reason I'm doing this in Illustrator as a scalable graphic is because this nameplate is used in various different places throughout the newsletter. Let me just point out where. So obviously here on the first page, but also it's used in the masthead, it's used in the footer and finally, it's used in the mailing area. And so that we can scale it and have it to be exactly consistent from one instance to the next, it's going to be useful to have this created in Illustrator.

We could do it in InDesign, but then it would just be perhaps a little bit problematic scaling it, making sure that everything is consistent. So I'm going to come over now to Illustrator and here we have the black and white version of the nameplate and I'm creating a black and white version because presumably, the color of the wor...

Designing the nameplate
Video duration: 11m 49s 3h 22m Intermediate

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Designing the nameplate provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Newsletter

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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