Responsive Design

InDesign Tip: New Mobile Presets

new mobile presets

We've all read the staggering statistics regarding the amount of content users read on their mobile devices. Because of this, creating layouts that look good and are legible on those devices is crucial. To that end, new mobile and tablet ...

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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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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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InDesign CC Tip: Color Theme Tool

Have you tried the new Color Theme tool in the Adobe InDesign CC 2014 October release? Grouped with the Eyedropper and  Measure tools in the toolbar, it allows you to extract colors from selected areas, images, or objects in your InDesign ...

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My 5 Favorite Fonts for Gorgeous Numerals

When choosing type, details count. If your content gives you the opportunity to highlight numbers in lists, headlines, or infographics, look for fonts that will display those numbers beautifully. Here are my five current favorites: 1. Archer is a playful slab ...

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My Top 5 iPad Apps for Designers on the Go

Paper by FiftyThree There are a bazillion drawing apps out there. My Holy Grail wish list includes fast access, intuitive tools, and the ability to capture handwritten notes as well as sketches. Paper by FiftyThree provides all that and casually tosses in a ...

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