Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing a color palette, part of Designing a Restaurant Menu.
So I have saved out the folder as folder1; this is our work in progress.…Currently, we have nothing on the page, and I'm now going to just take a step away…from the layout, and think about the color scheme.…As a starting point, what I'm going to do is I'm going to place the logo -- I mean,…it's a good idea for us to get familiar with the look of the logo.…Then I'm going to sample the colors, or color -- it's one color -- from the logo, and we…build a color scheme based upon that.…We'll also try a similar approach, but working instead with a picture of the…interior of the cafe as our basis for a color scheme.…
So in my blank document, File, and Place; in the exercise files, we have the logo.…I'm just going to plop it right there for a moment.…It's an Illustrator vector logo, and it looks a bit rough, and that's to do with…our display performance.…This is not in any way going to affect the way it prints, but just so that…we can see it better, I'm going to come to Display Performance, and choose…
- Adding text and design elements
- Adding texture with a Photoshop brush
- Creating a proof
- Adding stylized headers
- Designing menu inserts
- Placing and cleaning up text
- Creating a template
- Adding a textured background
- Preparing a menu for print
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Designing the Menu Folder
2. Designing the Menu Insert
3. Alternative Versions and Optional Extras
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