InDesign CC Professional Design Techniques

2 days. An amazing array of tools for designers, introduced by the Adobe Creative Cloud set of applications, creates a need for learning good print design fundamentals. 

This class covers design principles and workflow techniques in real-life projects. It will show the best practices for using the applications offered by Adobe Creative Cloud CC and will help you decide which tools are best for a given task.

Some typical publications completed during the sessions will demonstrate the design process, production workflow, and management of numerous parts, such as stories, data, charts, and images. Students are encouraged to bring their own projects to compare with class files. This class focuses mainly on print projects.

  • Principles of graphic design
  • Use of grids in a page structure
  • Choosing the right application for the job
  • Organizing your work with Adobe Bridge
  • Setting up application preferences
  • Creating newsletters and feedback forms
  • Using styles, grids, tables, and interactive form fields
  • Designing magazines and newspapers
  • Choosing color palette, layout, type
  • Designing annual reports
  • Creating covers, artwork, spreadsheet tables
  • Presenting and reviewing projects in Acrobat

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Jay Conklin
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I took two InDesign classes with you about a year or so ago. A color issue came up the other day with a printed job and I thought if anyone would … read more
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I enjoyed your class over the last 2 days and I picked up some very nice tips from you. I feel more comfortable working in InDesign now. Who knows? … read more
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The class was excellent! The Photoshop topics and information presented was very clear and concise.

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