InDesign Typesetting: Design a Restaurant Menu
with Michael Stinson
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01 Overview of Tables and Tabs03:17
About The Class
create the perfect layout with tables and tabs
Your layout choices dictate what the viewer reads – you set the priorities on the page and your design guides the reader through it. In Adobe® InDesign Typesetting: Design a Restaurant Menu, Michael Stinson will help you master the concepts of organization and prioritization.
Michael Stinson is the creative director at Ramp Creative and the instructional director for TypeEd. In this class, he’ll share fresh insights experienced designers can use to bring more polish to their work.
You’ll learn about:
- Establishing typographic hierarchy
- Working with tables
- Using multiple typefaces
- Organizing and prioritizing content
Using a restaurant menu as a launching point, you’ll explore best practices for setting type in Adobe® InDesign. Michael will help you improve file set-up and workflow to ensure maximum legibility.
No matter which version of Adobe® InDesign you use, you’ll learn techniques that will give greater definition to the hierarchy you are trying to create. You’ll be better prepared to layout every project, no matter how complex.
Software Used: Adobe InDesign CC 2014.2
Overview of Tables and Tabs03:17
Six Types of Grids08:05
Using Tabs and Tables02:59
Creating Hierarchy with Style and Font17:18
Arrangement with Margins and Spacing29:15
Character and Paragraph Styles35:42
Embellishments and Finishing the Menu20:37
Michael Stinson is a founding partner and Creative Director at Ramp Creative as well as instructional director for the company's educational typography program, TypeEd. He has created businesstransforming work for brands such as Quiksilver, Wet Seal, K2, CWS Capital Partners ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
InDesign Project Files and Resources.zip
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InDesign is a program I use on occasion so this class has been great for a quick refresher on making it work for me. He keeps it clear and concise so it is easy to follow. Even if you are using a newer version of InDesign this class will help you.
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