Improving your Layouts

Improving your Layouts

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  • Certification
  • Supporting Material
  • 18-month Free course retake

Description

This is delivered as a Live Online “Virtual Class” – What is a Virtual Class? More info here

This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their existing publications and marketing material. In this very hands-on course we will look at work you or your company have produced in the past and find ways to inject your designs with fresh ideas.

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Subs and art editors handling design, who want to improve their creative skills.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of design software programmes such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Analyzing your lay-out: What works and what doesn’t work?
  • The psychology of design and visual codes
  • How to find inspiration for new ideas
  • Working with typefaces
  • Creating interesting type combinations and treatments
  • Creatively working within your brand guidelines
  • Designing pages with no pictures
  • Use of colour and choosing an appropriate palette
  • Fixing common lay-out problems
  • Re-thinking your page ‘furniture’
  • Dealing with large ads or heavy picture content
  • Creating exiting covers, inserts and adverts
  • Making sure you’re getting the most out of your DTP package

PUBLIC SCHEDULED CLASSES

Come into one of our centrally located training facilities. Small class sizes, industry experienced instructors, and many classes lead towards certification.

VIRTUAL STUDENT

Attend a real-time class without leaving home.

PRIVATE TRAINING

We can organise training for you. We can do it for only one person or a group. Give us a call an we can make arrangements for your course.

LIVE ONLINE TRAINING

With our online toolbox let your global team learn together. Give us a call and we can make arrangements for your course.

ACADEMY IN A CASE

If you can’t come to us we can come to you. Give us a call and we can make arrangements for your course.

Outline

  • The psychology of design and visual codes
  • Analysis of typefaces and page balance
  • Designing pages with no pictures
  • Use of colour and creating an appropriate palette
  • Re-thinking your page ‘furniture’
  • Dealing with large ads or heavy picture content
  • Handling covers, inserts and specials
  • Re-thinking the contents page
  • Making sure you’re getting the most out of your DTP package