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What is A Grid and How to Create One Yourself

What is A Grid and How to Create One Yourself

Written on Monday, May 30th, 2011 in Essentials, Tutorials

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?

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Bleed Won't Kill You

Bleed Won’t Kill You

Written on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 in Essentials

For a seasoned designer, setting a bleed is like opening a bottle of water. But there are still a lot of people who don’t provide one in the files they send to the printer.

In most cases the printer will adapt your files so they can be printed without any problems. Problem solved? Yes, but every printer I know charges a hefty price for changes to be made.

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Creating A New InDesing Document

Creating A New InDesign Document

Written on Friday, May 6th, 2011 in Essentials, Tutorials

Creating a new InDesign document might seem extremely easy for a lot of people but there are lots of options to consider. So if you’re new to InDesign or you just want to know what all those other weird things like Slug & Gutter mean, you’re in the right place!

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