What I Learned at CreativePro Week About Publish Online

One of my very favorite events is CreativePro Week, and this year’s conference, held in New Orleans from June 4–8, was one of the best ever. It was a week of so many educational and entertaining sessions, and gave us all an opportunity to meet and chat with other creative professionals, along with great food…

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How to Create a Quick Rainbow Pride Text Effect in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingCelebrate Pride Month this June with this optimistic, rainbow text effect, perfect for adding to posters or flyers.It’s quick and easy to create in InDesign, and it’s suitable for beginners to the software.If you want to make your design unique, you can easily switch up the font to create a very different…

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The Beginner’s Quick-Start Guide to InDesign (Tutorials, Tips & Resources)

How to Get Started With Adobe InDesignIf you’re putting together a magazine, brochure or book, it’s likely that you’ll encounter Adobe InDesign during your design process. This publishing program is the print designer’s everyday tool of choice, but you can also use it to do more unusual tasks, such as creating EPUBs (eBooks), formatting cool typography effects,…

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Memphis Style Text Effect in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingThis quick and quirky text effect is the perfect way to channel the Memphis Style, the 1980s design movement whose signature is geometric shapes and bold color. Here, we’ll look at how to create the text effect in InDesign. Short on time? No problem! It only takes 15 minutes to put together.To…

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Better CSS Export for EPUB & HTML

Kevin Callahan takes a close look at how careful use of CSS classes can save you a lot of work with EPUB and HTML. The post Better CSS Export for EPUB & HTML appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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CreativePro Week 2018 Wrap-up

All the details from the big show in the Big Easy, including the InDesign Conference, PePCon, Ps/Ai, and Click! The post CreativePro Week 2018 Wrap-up appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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InDesigner: Curl Magazine

Erica Gamet goes behind the scenes at a new print and digital magazine aimed at women with curly hair. The post InDesigner: Curl Magazine appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Poll Results: How often do you use grids?

The results of our poll asking about free fonts, and a new poll asking about your first page layout program. The post Poll Results: How often do you use grids? appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Applying Any CMYK Color During a Data Merge

In my last article, I demonstrated a technique that could be used to apply colors to fills, type, variable QR Codes and vector graphics during a Data Merge. A limitation with this technique is that it relies on having the appropriate swatches already in the Swatches panel. This means any new color added to the database…

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Designing With Grids

Maya P. Lim shows how working with a grid opens up all kinds of creative design possibilities. The post Designing With Grids appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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