Watch replay of design webinar with Mike Taylor
Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE
Walsworth’s first webinar of National Yearbook Week 2018 took place on Tuesday afternoon, with Mike Taylor’s presentation, “Content-Driven Yearbook Design.”
Taylor spent 60 minutes discussing how your yearbook coverage can directly impact your book’s design. Replay of the webinar is now available.
Creating page templates helps yearbooks keep a consistent look and allows students to learn basic elements of design, but can also cause a stale or repetitive feel to the book.
In “Content-Driven Yearbook Design,” Taylor urges advisers to go out through their schools and find interesting stories first, then design eye-catching spreads around those unique stories.
For the first half of the presentation, Taylor walks through the steps of the creation process. Then over the final 30 minutes, he shows a wide variety of examples from numerous 2018 yearbooks.