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Storytelling Through Dynamic Layouts

You'll cover the visual storytelling of a feature layout, consider the overall pacing and structure of a story

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The late, great Tibor Kalman once said the three elements of a good story are clarity, forward motion and suspense. In this tutorial, you'll cover the visual storytelling of a feature layout, consider the overall pacing and structure of a story, select and present the best possible images to tell the tale and find out how to give the feature good narrative flow and visual impact. You'll also learn options for creating original dynamic type treatments for the opening spread, and how this will set the tone of the design and carry it through the entire feature.

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Angela Riechers
Angela Riechers is an art director, educator, and consultant with fifteen years of professional experience designing national magazines including More , O at Home, the New York Times T Magazine, and Harper's . Her writing appears online on the AIGA Voice and Design Observer. She has taught numerous graphic design courses at the City College of New York and the School of Visual Arts. Angela's work has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers and the Art Director's Club, and was featured in the The Speck Report: A Curious Collection of Uncommon Things. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons while studying for a master's degree in Design Criticism at SVA.