There is something to be said for staying on the “cutting edge” …just ask those Walsworth customers who have made the switch from PageMaker or QuarkXPress to InDesign, Adobe’s “next generation software.” When upgrading their hardware, schools such as Harding Academy in Memphis, Tenn., are making the decision to upgrade their software as well. They chose InDesign 1.5.
You are the lucky recipient of a preliminary layout sheet (from this point on we’ll call them what they really are – dummies – the layout sheet, not that kid that sits behind you in math class). You may be asking yourself at this point – “What do I do with this ‘dummy’?” You are in luck. Not only does the exciting and fast-paced opportunity of designing await, but in your hands you now hold a key to solid beginning design – a guide (not that I can be here every step of the way, but at least some rules to remember as you embark on your journey).
Place the dominate photo, repeat the shape, contrast the shape, add additional photos, place captions, place the headline and copy block and, whew, you’re done.