How to Create an Iron Cross Self-Mailer Template Using InDesign

Looking for something more exciting than a standard trifold or postcard? One attention-grabbing solution is the iron cross fold. This speciality, or exotic, fold gets its name from the cross shape/plus sign shape it forms when flat and unfolded. It is fairly easy to set up and will add significant flair to your piece. It… Continue reading How to Create an Iron Cross Self-Mailer Template Using InDesign

Creating a Movie Magazine Cover Using InDesign

As a taster for our Workshop, An Introduction to Adobe InDesign, that begins on Thursday, Martin shows you how he created an awesome movie magazine cover – in less than 4 minutes! Watch closely as Martin Perhiniak, Adobe Design Master and Instructor, speeds through the process of creating an attention-grabbing movie magazine cover using InDesign.… Continue reading Creating a Movie Magazine Cover Using InDesign

How to Create a Book Cover and Mock Up in Adobe InDesign

Have you ever wondered how to design a book cover from scratch? From this tutorial you can learn everything you need to know. Martin Perhiniak, Certified Adobe Design Master Instructor will share his techniques with you and walk you through the whole design process of a book cover initial setup in Adobe InDesign. You can… Continue reading How to Create a Book Cover and Mock Up in Adobe InDesign

How to Create Multiple Frames with One Image in Adobe InDesign

It is possible to create cool image effects not only in Photoshop and Illustrator but also in InDesign. In this tutorial we will learn how to place one image into several randomly placed frames. We will use Effects, Object Styles, special Paste features and learn some very useful techniques on the way. Let’s get started!

Grid-Based Layouts 101

Learning and understanding how to build a layout is one of the hardest aspects of visual design to master. Many designers have trouble grasping the concept of alignment and how to use grids to make their designs balanced and principled. The reason that grids work so well is because they help you divide content into… Continue reading Grid-Based Layouts 101