Office Hours: Creative Basics 101 – How To Make A Booklet



Join Office Hours as we build a booklet from scratch! Together, we’ll learn how to balance layouts, format your content, and place images in InDesign.

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Andrew Hochradel is a freelance brand identity designer based in Southern California: https://www.behance.net/hochdotco

Nick Longo is the Creative Director behind Longo Designs, a branding agency specializing in product launches, corporate identity, and more: https://www.behance.net/longo
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00:00 Start
03:55 InDesign template and starting work
05:22 Setting up bleed settings for the document
08:00 Formatting and working with Adobe stock images
11:53 Blend modes in InDesign
13:34 Pages and Spreads
14:23 Andrew helps Nick work with InDesign
18:16 How to create columns – alignment tools
21:54 Choosing fonts and editing copy – copying formatting
27:50 Displaying high quality images for previews
29:30 Working with InDesign and Capture features
32:21 Fill to margins
35:01 Placing photos and creating place holders
37:54 Editing swatches and colors – syncing w/libraries
40:14 Text wrapping – subject aware wrapping
47:07 Order of formatting
50:48 Formatting with color swatches
54:06 What’s coming up on Office Hours

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