Print Design

  • Graphic Design
    Quick Tip: Three Ways to Make Your Designs Look Instantly Better! Preview image
    Sometimes it's hard to put your finger on it—there's something just not right about your layout. It's too dull, too fussy, too bare or too busy. These three quick fixes will help you transform your designs, and make your page look spectacular, not so-so. Read More…
  • Pixel Art
    How to Export Pixel Art for Printing in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
    Learn how to adapt or create a pixel art illustration for printing in a sharp, clean and clear manner.Read More…
  • Problem Solving
    Quick Tip: How to Open Corrupted Adobe InDesign FilesPreview image
    So you’ve received an InDesign file from a colleague or client; or even navigated to an old ID file on your own computer—only to find that the document is apparently ‘damaged’ and won’t open. The file has somehow become corrupted, and the software just doesn’t like it. No need to panic! Check out these nifty solutions for opening corrupted InDesign files...Read More…
  • Branding
    How to Create a Brand Guidelines Document in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    Branding is the visual glue that holds a company or organization together. In this tutorial I’ll take you through the steps of how I created a simple Brand Guidelines document for the resident Design and Illustration authors, affectionately known as Team Awesome! I’ll also share some really useful tips for creating Brand Guidelines for your own projects.Read More…
  • Book Cover
    Create a Cool Image-Inside-Image Effect in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    Who knew you could create Photoshop-standard effects in Adobe InDesign? Learn how to recreate this dramatic image-inside-image effect, and give your book covers, magazine layouts and posters a cool makeover. Suitable for beginner to intermediate users of InDesign, we’ll walk through the steps of creating the effect and laying it out as part of a book cover design for a paperback novel.Read More…
  • Print Design
    How to Create a Laser-Cut Self Mailer Using Adobe Illustrator and InDesignPreview image
    Using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign I'll show you how to create your own stunning laser-cut self mailer, which is going to give your marketing materials that extra professional edge. In this tutorial, suitable for beginner-to-intermediate readers, we'll look at how to set up dielines correctly and talk about how you can adequately prepare your artwork for the printing and cutting process. Read More…
  • Magazine Design
    How to Design a Cool Contents Page in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    Every magazine needs a contents page, but there are ways of making sure your layout becomes just as eye-catching as the magazine’s cover and articles. In this tutorial, suitable for beginners, you’ll learn how to create a full-spread contents page in Adobe InDesign, and pick up some tips for making your contents page layouts look beautiful, striking and ultra-modern.Read More…
  • Business Cards
    Create a Branded Business Card for Team Awesome!Preview image
    As part of our Branding Team Awesome series, I’ll be showing you how to create a simple yet high-impact business card, using Roberlan Borges’s fantastic logo design and Team Awesome’s brand colors. For this tutorial, which is suitable for beginners, you’ll need to have access to Adobe InDesign; and we’ll also be dipping into Adobe Illustrator to edit vector graphics. Read More…
  • Print Design
    Create a Branded Resumé, Letterhead and Business Card in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    If you’ve recently graduated or found yourself delving back into the job market, you’ll have to make sure your resumé is up to scratch and ready to wow your future employer. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create a branded resumé, letterhead and business card in Adobe InDesign, and take a look at how you can transfer your personal branding across all the print items to create a unified, uber-professional look.Read More…
  • Adobe InDesign
    How to Create a Tasty, Trendy Menu Card in Adobe InDesignPreview image
    Menus play a huge part in shaping a diner’s experience, for the better or worse (we’re aiming for the former!). Whether you’re creating a menu for a restaurant, café, or pop-up, or just simply looking for a way to wow friends or family at a special dinner party, you can easily liven up the table with these simple-to-create and trendy summer menu cards created in Adobe InDesign.Read More…
  • Global Influences
    Create a Retro Style, Airline Destination, Travel PosterTravelposterpreview
    This tutorial takes a look at the design and style of 1950s air travel tourism poster design. We'll take a look at the typographic qualities and composition of late 50s posters, and then utilize modern digital rendering techniques to create an illustrated Australia tourism ad campaign.Read More…
  • Poster Design
    Making of Robot Earth 3009 Typographic IllustrationRobottypopreview
    During this tutorial, I'll show you the process for creating one of my illustrated type posters. I love to work type into all of my illustrations for the balance and rhythm it provides to a layout, but I especially love creating images out of type itself... the graphic designer inside me compels me to do it!Read More…
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