Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a template, part of Designing a Restaurant Menu.
We've created three different versions of this menu.…The first, and the one that we've spent the most time with, requires assembling from…two different pieces, and it is this one: the folder, where we have the interior, and…the exterior, and then inside this, folded over so that we don't see the blank…columns, we have the insert.…But we also created a two column version, and we created a single letter, or A4…page that is folded once in the middle to create a 4 panel, or 4 page version.…
Which one you prefer is going to depend upon a number of factors.…This first one -- the one that is the most complicated -- is going to require the…most money to print, because the folder is probably going to require sending out…to an offset printer.…It would be possible -- if you do have a heavy-duty inkjet printer, and can print…particularly thick paper -- to get away with printing them yourself, so long as you…didn't need to make too many, and gluing them down yourself.…But the other two examples can both be printed at home, and indeed, have been…
- 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
Designing a Poster with InDesign CS4with Nigel French2h 16m Intermediate
Learning Photoshop for Design (2011)with Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Designing the Menu Folder
2. Designing the Menu Insert
3. Alternative Versions and Optional Extras
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