Desktop Publishing Basics

Goal

  • Learn basics of Adobe InDesign and create a business card with a logo

Standards

  • Create and modify templates
    Use formatting commands (e.g. margins, columns, leading, page justification)
  • Use editing tools (e.g. cut, copy, paste
  • Import files into publications
  • Apply typography formatting (e.g. bold, italic, underline, reverse, font type, drop cap, color)
  • Select color scheme
  • Plan the proper use of white space
  • Create an effective focal point
  • Select design for appropriate audience
  • Select printing attributes (e.g. duplexing, tray size, paper size)
  • Convert desktop publication to other formats (e.g. PDF, HTML)
  • Work with multiple pages
  • Use advanced features (e.g. word art, wrap text around object, text box rotation)
  • Edit documents

Product

  • Business card

Examples

  • To be added

Steps

  • Watch business card tutorial
  • Complete a business card
  • Include your logo design and color choices

Tools

  • Adobe InDesign
  • YouTube

Resources

Feedback Form

  • TO BE  DONE (PDF)

 

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