Redesign a Magazine with Erin McPhee – 2 of 2



Join designer Erin McPhee and host Kladi Vergine for an editorial design deep dive on Adobe Live! This week, Erin will redesign a bi-annual publication called The Vault Zine. The Vault Zine’s mission is to produce, promote and distribute work created by emerging women-identifying writers and artists. Learn from Erin as she designs and experiments with different treatments including layouts, colors, covers and typography in Illustrator and InDesign. If you’re interested in designing your own publication, this is the stream for you!

Guest Erin McPhee is a freelance art director, designer and illustrator based in Toronto, Canada: https://www.behance.net/erin-mcphee

Host Kladi Vergine is the visual strategist and founder of Studio Printmysoul, a Manchester-based design studio: https://www.behance.net/printmysoul

Featured Client: The Vault Zine
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Join us on Behance: https://www.behance.net/live

Chapters
00:00 Start
5:35 Recap of the editorial redesign and plan for this session
15:55 Exploring new cover and format for the redesign
21:18 Designing multiple covers
27:23 Erin’s Headline process
36:50 Resources for beginning editorial designers
43:09 Continuing to explore cover ideas
53:34 Designing options for the back of the cover
1:00:25 Erin’s advice for working with printers and paper choices
1:09:15 Replacing photos within InDesign
1:14:10 Laying out the cover as a mockup to fully review the design
1:14:35 Discussing printing in CMYK and getting proofs from printers
1:26:35 Recap of the cover designs
1:31:23 Review of the AI Daily Creative Challenge
1:53:00 Recap of the editorial redesign

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