John McWade presents a biweekly series that touches on all areas of design, helping designers new and old sharpen their skills and create more powerful work.
- Design Skills (10)
- Page Layout (7)
- Typography (5)
- Design Techniques (3)
- Logo Design (3)
- Color (2)
- Print Design (2)
- Business (1)
- Presentations (1)
Learn fast and easy techniques for designing more striking, easy to read, and versatile covers for books, magazines, brochures, and more.
Learn the "Design 101" rules for achieving a balanced, professional, attractive, and compelling presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote.
Learn how to design a simple, elegant logo—even if you've never designed one before—with these tips and tricks from Before & After creator John McWade.
Learn to set text perfectly, adjusting letterforms so they are balanced and beautiful, with these tips from lynda.com's Before & After guru John McWade.
John McWade walks us through the identity redesign for a small frame shop, reviewing the "before" and reframing the "after."
Make your layouts more visually interesting and your images more powerful with cropping.
John McWade, founder of Before & After magazine, rebuilds a poorly designed informational sign, demonstrating the best, most engaging ways to showcase complex information.
Simple techniques to improve your layouts and refresh your creative vision, from the founder of Before & After magazine.
Simple graphic design techniques from Before & After magazine to make your page, screen, or presentation look and perform its best.
“Your tutorials move at just the right pace for me to work alongside and take notes. So I am learning things that my campus class will not have time for.” —Toni M.
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