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1.2 Design Assets and Software

Before diving into the design part of this course, let’s take a look at what we need. Let’s briefly take a look at Envato Elements and the amazing assets they offer for any of your projects.

We will be creating a sports/lifestyle magazine called Connect. “A magazine for visionaries” will be the tagline, and we’ll use Lorem Ipsum text. For this course, we're using the following photos and fonts, but feel free to choose your own and create a unique design.

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1.2 Design Assets and Software

Hi there and welcome back. Before diving into the design of this course, let's take a look at what we need. Let's briefly look at the Envato Elements and the amazing assets they offer for any of your projects. They have a collection of themes where you can find anything you need and a very extensive font library. The fonts for this course will be Bw Gradual, Bergen Mono, and Redtown. To install the fonts open font book, I already have them installed here. But you can open each folder and drag the files into font book. For this course we will be creating a sports lifestyle magazine called Connect. The tagline will be Amazing For Visionaries. And we'll be using Lorem Ipsum text. These are some of the images that we will be using in this course. And you can find the links on the description below. The software of choice for these courses Adobe InDesign. This is page design software that is perfect for creating publications. You can download a trial from the Adobe website. You're more than welcome to use any other software for your choice, but keep in mind that some of the options might not be available. Okay, and we're ready to start. On the next lesson you will learn how to set up an InDesign file for a magazine, and the steps you can take to create an organized file. I'll see you there

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