Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Finishing touches, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
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I must confess I have made some changes. I'm just going to point out what…those changes are without you having to watch me do them, and then I'm going…to proof this and I'll probably make a few more changes. There is going to be…a fair amount of going back and forth proofing it, mocking it, up, seeing it…how it looks, getting second opinions, making changes accordingly.…Let me just point out what I have done though. I decided that the title needs…to be bigger and I made it in bold. I also experimented with the different…transparencies on the wave. I have changed the transparency of the top wave.…
I made the swirls a little smaller in some places, slightly adjusted their…position, so that they are not interfering with any of the text, but just…rather kind of nicely interacting with it. On the first page I adjusted the…position of a few things, again, adjusted the scale of some of the swirls, and…just generally kind of moved a little bit here and there, until I got things…just how I like them, and I'm not sure with that yet, but I think we are…
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