Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing fonts, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Let's say a few words about choosing fonts for the brochure and why I have…chosen the fonts that I have. I'm going to zoom in to 200% by pressing…Command+2 or Ctrl+2 and I'm just scrolling around so that I can read that comfortably.…Now you will probably want to select this type and experiment with various…different fonts. I have ended up choosing Myriad Pro for the body text and just…about everything except the heads and if we look at the finished version, …for the heads I'm using this script face called Matrix Script.…
And my reasoning there is my choice of Myriad Pro is because the logo itself is…in Myriad Pro. So it's an obvious choice in that respect. Also Myriad Pro comes…in a variety of different weights. So it's very flexible and there is a lot of…reversing out here, reversing the type out of colored panels. I have got type here…that's running on top of a picture. And these are all things that are…going to somewhat compromise the readability of the type.…So I want a typeface that is robust enough to be able to withstand that while…
InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Integrating InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that combines maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Working with a printer at the outset
- Designing with grids to create balance
- Choosing fonts and color palettes for a consistent look and feel
- Manipulating images for maximum impact
- Exploring different brochure formats and folding
- Proofing and printing the final product
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Photoshop for Design (2011)with Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Setting Up the Workspace
3. Setting Up the Document
4. Creating the Background
5. Working with Text
6. Preparing Images
7. Preparing for Print
8. Alternative Brochure Styles
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