Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring pocket brochures, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Here is a neat solution. You take a letter size page or an A4 page, you fold it…into eight sections. When unfolded, it reveals a poster-like presentation for…the second page. The tricky thing is on your first page four of your panels are…going to be upside down. It really is a good idea to get a piece of paper, and…fold it and mark each of the panels with the content that is going to go on it.…Let's take a look at the InDesign document and this is what the first page…looks like. So here is my first panel. When unfolded that's going to reveal…panels 2 and 3. Unfold again. We'll see panels 4, 5, 6, and 7. On the…backside of the whole folded piece, we'll have panel 8. When unfolded, the…whole thing will reveal this as your interior center spread.…
And again if I turn my guides on by pressing the W key, we can see that I've…got the fold marks indicated in the slug area and in fact, this one uses a…different logo to the other two that we have seen already and that's because…the client is unclear yet which of the two potential logos that I designed for…
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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