Join Sean Adams for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Designing an announcement, part of Foundations of Layout and Composition: Marketing Collateral.
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…In this challenge, you'll have the assignment to…design an announcement that introduces a new employee.…Again, I'll provide the content.…Your objectives for this challenge include creating…an announcement that is fitting for the subject…matter and feels like a custom design,…not an off-the-shelf design from the stationery store.…Remember to do your study with multiple options, try a…layout, add a page and make another and so on.…
You can find the assets for this challenge in the exercise files.…Like the stationary challenge, don't get too concerned about refining all the…elements right now, this is a chance to work in broader strokes.…This challenge should take about ten minutes to complete.…When you're done, make sure to check out my solutions video where I'll show…you how I solved the challenge and…remember, as always, loosen up and have fun.…
- Deciding on the media for your message
- Defining your target audience
- Setting the budget
- Writing and placing copy
- Choosing paper and printing
- Formatting a brochure
- Designing letterhead, business cards, and envelopes
- Creating posters and media kits
- Designing specialty items like holiday cards
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Layout and Compositionwith Sean Adams1h 35m Beginner
Designing with Grids in InDesignwith Nigel French2h 12m Intermediate
1. Preparing to Design: Essential First Steps
2. Preparing to Design: Developing the Content
4. Stationery Systems
6. Folders and Media Kits
7. Promotional Pieces
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