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From Print to iPad: Designing for Tablets and Other Mobile Devices (35 Minutes)
Posted Dec 10, 2010
  Combining Typefaces in a Layout (17 minutes)
Posted Dec 2, 2010
How to design for tablet computers and the iPad  more details

Ebooks, Color, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design, Mobile Devices
  Learn the art of matching different typefaces within one layout  more details

Creativity, Type, Layout, Magazine Design
 
Designing Multimedia Content for iPad (38 Minutes)
Posted Nov 5, 2010
  Photo or Illustration: Which Is Right for Your Project? (21 Minutes)
Posted Oct 21, 2010
Take advantage of the iPad's unique capabilities  more details

Ebooks, Layout, Magazine Design, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Adobe Indesign, Html5, Epub
  How does your image want to appear  more details

Creativity, Photography, Photoshop, Layout, Magazine Design, Photo Selection, Illustration, Retouching
 
Copyfitting 101 (18 minutes)
Posted Sep 2, 2010
  Cover Design Across All Media (32:09)
Posted Jul 20, 2010
Make functional and beautiful page layouts in difficult circumstances  more details

Copywriting, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Stock Photography, Adobe Indesign, Photo Selection, Copyfitting
  Navigate the changing landscape of multimedia cover design  more details

Creativity, Blogging, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design, Cover Design
 
Producing Promotional & Branding Materials: Booklets (49:28)
Posted Jul 12, 2010
  10 InDesign Favorites (40 minutes)
Posted Jun 23, 2010
Plan and execute eye-popping, cohesive booklets in Adobe InDesign  more details

Writing & Publishing, Branding, Typography, Marketing, Promotion, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Indesign, Booklets
  Celebrate InDesign's tenth birthday with ten awesome tips from our expert instructor  more details

Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Pdfs, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Adobe Indesign, Frames
 
Don't Waste My Time!: Designing for Short Attention Spans (23:41)
Posted May 24, 2010
  InDesign CS5: Interactivity (39:12)
Posted May 11, 2010
Make the most of the scant seconds you have to grab your audience  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
  Add video and animation to your layouts without even opening Flash  more details

Printing Tips, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
InDesign CS5: Production (33:11)
Posted May 6, 2010
  The Why Factor: Teasing Out Constructive Critiques (34:50)
Posted Apr 2, 2010
Creating beautiful layouts is faster and easier with Adobe InDesign CS5  more details

Printing Tips, Type, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Here's how to get the constructive feedback you need to move a project forward  more details

Creativity, Color, Collateral, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Clientrelations
 
Editing Flash without Flash (39:33)
Posted Feb 22, 2010
  Making the Most of It: Designing Well Despite Deprivation (36:51)
Posted Jan 26, 2010
Learn how to create and update websites without setting foot in Flash.  more details

Photoshop, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Stock Photography, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Flash, Bridge
  These smart design strategies will help you maintain your sanity and your standards when you're resource-strapped on a project.  more details

Type, Business Issues, Indesign, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
Gender Benders: Busting Design Cliches (36:45)
Posted Jan 8, 2010
  History Lessons: Timeless Design Principles (29:24)
Posted Dec 23, 2009
Aim for a gender-specific audience without falling back on cliched visual language.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
  What can today's media-makers learn from 1950s magazine design?  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
You're My Type: Using Typography Effectively (32:45)
Posted Dec 14, 2009
  InDesign Life Changers (53:58)
Posted Oct 28, 2009
Really memorable type affects its audience on a non-literal, emotional level.  more details

Creativity, Relationships, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
  Publication designer Joseph Caserto introduces InDesign features that altered his professional life forever.  more details

Color, Collateral, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Fun With Tables (40:46)
Posted Sep 15, 2009
  Size Matters! (38:40)
Posted Sep 11, 2009
Adobe-certified instructor and author Claudia McCue shows how tables are easier to use, more flexible, and more intuitive in InDesign than they are in other apps. Claudia arms designers with a...  more details

Collateral, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  It's no secret that design is shrinking to accommodate the demands of new media, so how can you design on a relatively tiny scale without minimizing the impact of your work? Angela Riechers presents...  more details

Creativity, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Web Design
 
Inspired Originality (39:45)
Posted Aug 14, 2009
  Make the Medium Suit the Message (32:56)
Posted Jul 10, 2009
Art director and design critic Angela Riechers offers observations and suggestions on design inspiration. In addition to displaying examples of what inspires her and how she channels that into...  more details

Creativity, Color, Logo Design, Case Studies, Type, Magazine Design
  When creating promotional or communication materials, designers must make all the visual elements somehow reflect the "face" of the brand/company, without ever boring the intended audience with...  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design
 
Layout Doctor: Common Challenges in Print Design (33:58)
Posted May 26, 2009
  Layout Toolkit (28:54)
Posted Apr 21, 2009
A publication designer has to be ready for anything. At the last minute, you could be stuck with an unexpected sidebar, an article that suddenly becomes a spread, even extra pages. Magazine art...  more details

Creativity, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
  Angela Riechers draws on her experience as an art director for several top titles to help designers conquer the most common challenges involved in layout design. She showcases more than a dozen...  more details

Creativity, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
Color Basics for Print Designers (35:29)
Posted Mar 24, 2009
  Common Type Mistakes... & How to Avoid Them (44:15)
Posted Dec 4, 2008
It's impossible to perfectly reproduce every color the eye can see on paper, but Joseph Caserto shows you how to get as close as possible with your layouts and images in Adobe Photoshop and...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Book Design
  Design professor Joseph Caserto surveys the most common typography errors made by today's designers... and the simple steps you can take to ensure that they don't show up in your work. Typographer's...  more details

Photoshop, Type, Indesign, Magazine Design, Book Design, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3, Quarkxpress
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Variables & Data Merge (34:36)
Posted Nov 18, 2008
  Designing Your Own Magazine (50:24)
Posted Nov 12, 2008
Adobe-certified trainer Alison Cattelona explores two features--variables and data merge--that can help you customize data instantly in InDesign. Variables allow you to create running headers and...  more details

Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Creative Suite 3
  Angela Riechers, design lecturer and former art director of Harper's Magazine as well as other major publications, guides you through the process of creating the "design voice" of a...  more details

Design, Color, Logo Design, Indesign, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Pdfs