graphic design

The Wait is Over—InDesign CC 2019 Is Here!

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Adobe MAX 2018: Creativity's Golden Age At today's opening MAX keynote, the Adobe Creative Cloud team unveiled numerous new tools, features, and innovations. CEO Shantanu Narayen’s presentation stressed how Adobe is focusing on how creativity plays a major role in education, business, and ...

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TFP’s Top 10 InDesign Tips

We have a new No. 1: InDesign Tip: Hide Panels and Toolbars Quickly! Sharing Adobe InDesign tips, shortcuts, and best practices that help you work smarter and more efficiently, continues to be great fun for us at Technology for Publishing. So, ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Language of Typography

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Serifs, strokes, and swashes. This week's infographic pick, posted by Janie Klieve on Canva, takes us into the world of typography with an illustrated overview of everything from typeface categories and styles to positioning and spacing to the parts of letters. If you're a designer, this colorful ...

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Surviving as a Designer in a Digital World

Mobile-first, articlization, effective storytelling, long-form journalism, free vs. paywall, responsiveness and fluidity, device independence, tappable design . . . Is your head spinning yet? Publication designers today are challenged with not only understanding myriad new terms and content delivery approaches, but ...

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Color Therapy

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Selecting color for a new project can be overwhelming, with infinite possibilities to consider and new tools to try, like the Color Theme tool in Adobe's latest release of InDesign CC. The upgrade adds Adobe Cloud sharing capabilities to the Color Theme tool, ...

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Tools for Visual Thinking

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Looking at a diagram, floor plan, flow chart, or map helps us to quickly grasp an idea. When we need to communicate a complex concept, the process of drawing it out helps us clarify our thinking, and the resulting ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Create Strong Visual Content

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With 2,460,000 pieces of visual content shared every minute, how do you make yours stand out? This week's infographic, brought to you by Market Domination Media and HubSpot, provides some helpful pointers, outlining the keys to strong visual content along with the steps to ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Importing Object Styles

Creating and using object styles in InDesign can be just as important as using paragraph and character styles to achieve a more cohesive workflow and design. Object styles can include settings for stroke, color, transparency, drop shadows, paragraph styles, text ...

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