Celebrating Kathy Craghead: Her life, career and the impact she made on yearbook

Long-time yearbook adviser Kathy Craghead passed away on May 23. We reached out to some of Kathy’s closest yearbook friends and asked them to reflect on her life.

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September 25, 2005 / Design / Fall 2005

Keep color consistency in your yearbook sections, even when you have several designers, and even if not all of the colors are chosen but work needs to start as deadlines loom. Use the Swatches palette (Window > Swatches) to assign hue-independent page elements. By naming swatches based upon what they do for the design instead of color name, they are more easily managed.

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September 29, 2004 / Fall 2004

AS THE SHEET-FED PRESS ROOM MANAGER, DUNN DIRECTS THE PEOPLE WHO RUN THE PRESSES THAT PRINT YOUR YEARBOOK. HIS DEPARTMENT, ONE OF THE FAVORITES ON THE CUSTOMER PLANT TOUR, HAS 18 PRESSES AND ABOUT 80 PEOPLE DURING PEAK YEARBOOK PRINTING SEASON. WALSWORTH’S KOMORI PRESSES CAN RUN 13,000 FULL-COLOR SHEETS AN HOUR AND CAN HANDLE 1,500 PLATES PER DAY DURING PEAK SEASON. THAT’S AN AVERAGE OF 6,000 PAGES.

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