Quality fonts are essential to make any project look great. They can either make or break your design and thus should be chosen very carefully. Yes, the internet is plastered with thousands of fonts, but how do you separate the fresh from the rotten? That’s where we come to the rescue.
In our previous article we talked about the history of Toy Cameras, those who haven’t read it can do so right here. Today I’m going to show you how to get that real toy camera effect on any of you digital pictures using Photoshop! We’ll overhaul the colors, add a vignette, light leak and finish it with a kodak film border.
The year is 2011 and all thing analog have never been so popular! Vinyl sales went up with a whopping 41% since last year and probably everyone who’s got an i or smartphone, has a retro camera app installed. But where do those “retro” effects come from and what’s all the fuss about toys cameras?
A grid, or typographic grid, is a series of horizontal and vertical lines used to align text and images. A way to bring peace and structure to your design. But where did it come from? And how do you make one in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign?
In this series we’re going to create a print-ready 4-page cd package using InDesign. If we take a look at a standard jewel case cd we’ll see it’s made up out of 3 things. A booklet, tray card and cd. In part one we’re going to start with the 4 page booklet.