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A series exploring over 50 core design concepts, from the 80/20 rule to storytelling, all based on Will Lidwell's landmark design books, Universal Principles of Design.
Explore the typography options, features, and preferences of Adobe InDesign, in this exploration of macro typography. Learn about text flow, alignment, spacing, styles, and more.
Stay up to date with all the new features in InDesign CC 2015. Check back for new videos every time Adobe releases an update.
Explore the typography options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign.
Learn how to set up and create a magazine template using Adobe InDesign. Graphic designer Nigel French explains body text, headlines, subheads, and images.
Transition your designs from tablet to desktop in one easy step. Learn how to develop ideas in Comp CC and then bring them into Adobe CC desktop apps for further refinement.
Speed up your workflow when designing data-heavy documents (directories, catalogs, etc.) with InDesign and XML.
Find out how to use InDesign to create smart templates that will save time and keep your designs consistent.
Smoothly integrate Illustrator and Photoshop artwork into InDesign, and vice versa, with these tips for sharing artwork without losing formatting, sharpness, or quality.
Learn efficient and inventive ways to use and format tables in InDesign.
Extract content and layouts from InDesign and transform them into HTML, which can be used to create ebooks, web and mobile apps, and more.
Learn about the new features added to InDesign CC. New chapters released for every major update!
Get a thorough introduction to InDesign. Learn how to assemble text and images into multipage documents that can be published in print, on the web, and in many other electronic formats, with this industry-standard page-layout program.
See how to plan, create, and output book-length documents using InDesign CC features and third-party plugins.
Dissects the anatomy of a typeface and defines the vocabulary of typography, using practical, real-world examples in InDesign.
Watch Dirk Fowler, founder of F2 Design, design and print one of his evocative music posters, and explain the importance of making something by hand every day.
Learn to create more compelling layouts with Adobe InDesign using contrast, repetition, hierarchy, and scale.
Shows how to adapt an English language design to Spanish, covering everything from translation to copyfitting.
Learn how to use grids to create better looking InDesign layouts.
Learn how to make InDesign and Word play nicely together and create beautifully formatted documents from existing text.
Simple techniques to improve your layouts and refresh your creative vision, from the founder of Before & After magazine.
Explore the components of an elegant and readable book design, and the setup and strategy for designing a book in Adobe InDesign.
Covers a wide range of advanced topics from interface customization to advanced properties of layout and text.
Learn to create an eye-catching and welcoming invitation using the Adobe Creative Suite.
Simple graphic design techniques from Before & After magazine to make your page, screen, or presentation look and perform its best.
Shows publishers, designers, and production assistants how to use Adobe InDesign CS6 to create print books for the exploding ebook market.
Explains the components that make an instructive style guide, and the elements that create a strong brand identity.
Examine all the components of a magazine cover—the page that brands and sells a magazine to readers.
Shows how to design polished multi-page documents for print and electronic output, in the shortest time possible.
Get quickly up to speed on the new and enhanced features of Adobe InDesign CS5.
How to build an eye-catching newsletter with an efficient workflow integrating text and images using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Effective design and production techniques utilizing the best features of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Explores the creative process, giving designers options for producing brochures that are both stylish and cost-effective.
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