Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a single-page menu, part of Designing a Restaurant Menu.
Here, we are going to create a two column, single page version of the menu.…So we've got our folder version, where the pages slip inside a tabloid size folder.…We have our A5, or half letter size, which is an A4, or a letter size piece of…paper folded, and that could stand up on a table in the cafe, and then we have…this as just a single sheet, either letter size or A4.…I've got mine as an A4.…And we are running the text in two columns.…
Of course, let me just remind you that we are only going to see half of each of…these pages, because the other half is going to be folded behind it; that's why…half of each of those pages is currently blank.…But we want to take the text from this, and I am going to come and select all,…Command+A, Command+C to copy, and then I am going to create a New Document, and I…am going to create A4 size.…Letter size is pretty much the same size; very slightly different proportions,…but everything I am going to do here as an A4 would also work as a letter size.…
I am going to have two columns, and I want 1 pica and 6 points, or 18 points of…
- 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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