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Design principles

Design principles: Cert Prep: Adobe Certified Associate InDesign
Design principles: Cert Prep: Adobe Certified Associate InDesign

The next objective in the InDesign ACA exam has to do with design principles, design elements, and graphic composition. In this video, Mike highlights key fundamentals for the exam. These include basic graphic design terminology like foreground and background, color and tone, cropping, aspect ratio, and the rule of thirds. Mike also lists the specific techniques that designers use to create visual hierarchy and depth, as well as vocabulary terms for working with perspective.

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Design Page Layout InDesign

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