Using InDesign for your Graphic Projects

After taking an introductory course in InDesign, you may want to practice your skills. In this course, you will use InDesign and grids to create a quality project you can use for your organizations. 

First class: Creating a Flyer

Second class: Creating a Magazine Layout

Instructor:
Elizabeth Villalta | Co-Lab Technology Education Coordinator
Before joining the Co-Lab, Elizabeth Villalta was an elementary school teacher and instructional coach for 7 years in North Texas. She developed a love of technology while pursuing her master's degree at Southern Methodist University.

About Course

Objectives

  • How is a grid helpful in creating a flyer in InDesign?
  • Create a project using a grid.

Tools

Note: Photoshop must be installed prior to this workshop. Duke students can download the software for free under the Adobe Creative Cloud link here:
https://oit.duke.edu/category/software
Faculty and staff can download a free trial of the software here:
Adobe Creative Cloud

Additional Resources:
https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/how-to/
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
Graphic Design: The New Basics Second Edition, Revised and Expanded by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips

This class is part of our Adobe Suite & Arts Track

See the whole track

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