WEEK 8: the week of may 22nd

In Class Demonstration: Printing duplex on the HPs and the Docucolor. Brief discussion on photoshoots, downloading photography from online, and photography stock sites. Color and Paper samples and paper folds may also be shown at this time.

BREAK

Peer-to-peer and small group feedback for Project 3.

 

Homework: Project 3 — Modular and/Or Linear grids

For next week, bring in print outs of your work-in-progress project for peer-to-peer and small group feedback. Now that you have the basic hierarchy/structure in place, start mocking up your website and bring in print outs of your work-in-progress.

 

Recommended reading:

Binding Styles and Brochure Folds (pdf)
Paper Folds (pdf)


Photography Stock Sites:

Inexpensive image sites:
Istock.com

Free Range Stock

Dreamstime.com

Stock.xchng

Stockvault.net

Image Base

Everystockphoto.com

Morgue File

Fotolia.com

Imageafter.com

Openphoto.net

Bigstock.com

Standard image sites:
Veer.com

Corbis

GettyImages.com

Shutterstock.com


 

 

 

Resources

 

IN CLASS EXERCISES

In class: Grid Exercise n.1

In class: Grid Exercise n.2

In class: Grid Exercise n.3

In class: Type Combinations Groups

In class: Style Sheets

In class: Tables and Forms

 

RESOURCES

Types of Grids (pdf)

Grid Layout Restraint (pdf)

The Grid (pdf)

 

Brainstorming Techniques (pdf)

Style Board Template (.indt file)

 

Choosing Typefaces 1 (pdf)

Choosing Typefaces 2 (pdf)

Choosing Typefaces 3 (pdf)

 

Classic Serifs (pdf)

Classic San Serifs (pdf)

 

Setting typographic space — Indesign (pdf)

Kerning/Leading Key Commands (pdf)

Indesign key commands (jpg)

 

Letter Spacing (pdf)

Measurements (pdf)

Punctuation (pdf)

 

34 Typographic Sins (pdf)

Creating InDesign Grid Thumbnails (pdf)

 

Binding Styles and Brochure Folds (pdf)

Paper Folds (pdf)

Imposition (pdf)

 

Paragraph & Character Styles (pdf)

 

Indesign tips and tricks (pdf)

Things to check in your file (pdf)

Designer's Toolbox

 

Table tips and tricks (pdf)

Printing a booklet to the Docucolor (pdf)

 

LYNDA.COMVIDEOS

Chapter 4: Leading

Chapter 5: Kerning and Tracking

Chapter 6: Small But Important Details

Chapter 7: Alignment

Chapter 7: Understanding the Paragraph and Single-Line Composer

 

Chapter 8: Alternative Brochure Styles

Chapter 1: Under Document Essentials >> Determining the Number of Columns, Sketching Thumbnails, and Blocking out areas of content

Chapter 3: Under Creating a Document >> Only Setting the Margin and Column Guides

Chapter 4: Under Managing Pages >>
Only
Changing Page Size

079 Using ruler guides: 10 great tricks (Lynda.com)

 

Chapter: Using Find/Change to clean up text

 

Chapter 1: Paragraph and character styles

Chapter 2: Styles In Depth — The first 6 videos — up through Using nested line styles

 

030 Making Professional Drop Caps

Entire Chapter 8: Indents and Spacing


Chapter 14: Margins, Columns and Grids

Chapter 9: Breaking and non-breaking lines, paragraphs, columns, and pages

Chapter 7:Working with vertical alignment

 

Indesign Tables In Depth (Lynda.com)


LOOK AT THESE SITES

The 3 x 4 Grid

The Grid System

Grid Based

Explorations in Typography

 

Designspiration

Graphis

Typetoken

Mood Boards: Dressing for different...

How to Create Mood Boards: 30 Expert Tips

 

Color / Trend Forecasting: Pantone

Color / Trend Forecasting: Franklin Till

Color: Kuler

 

Color Fun 1: Color Scheme Designer

Color Fun 1 Pantonism

Color Fun 1: Plenty of Colour

Color Fun 1: Color Collective

 

Mohawk Paper

French Paper

Neenah Paper

Reich Paper

GF Smith

Paper: Kelly Paper

Folding Brochure Sizes

 

Eight tips for combining typefaces

Four techiques for combining fonts

7 typographic resources, and 1 type joke

Just my type — A collection of font pairings from Typekit