Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring eight-page booklets, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
For my fifth and final version of the brochure I have an 8-page booklet and …I took an A5 page, which is similar to a half letter size, and I squared it off…making it smaller, a square page. Set up an InDesign document with 8 pages.…When I output this I can output it as Printer Spreads imposing the pages so we…go from 8 Reader Spreads to four Printer Spreads.…I will show you how we can do that in InDesign using the Print Booklet feature,…and then if I'm going to make a mock- up of this on my Inkjet printer assuming…that I have the capability of printing on both sides of the paper putting the…same piece of paper through the printer again. Some you can, some you can't, so…check with you model of printer whether or not it can support that. But if we…do have that capability I can print the odd numbered pages from my printer…spreads, turn over, and then print the even numbered pages. And I'll have two…double-sided printer spreads, which I can then fold into my 8-page booklet.…
Here is how it looks in InDesign. This is the first page. If we look on the…
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
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith 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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