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Video How-To: Changing your ruler units to inches in InDesign

By |February 2nd, 2016|

Check out our step by step instructions on how to change your ruler units into inches in InDesign:

 

 

 

Deserving Design

By |January 22nd, 2016|

Salem High School in Virginia Beach, VA has been printing with us for 8 years. This issue of “The SunDevil Times” is a 12 page newspaper.

Check out these awesome designs:

 

Click here to view their entire publication.

Newspapers – Telling your unique story

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Whether it is bad news or good news, reading a newspaper is cathartic. This post features some of the unique ways our customers have used newsprint to help tell their story! See how they created their feature story news. Look at their content for article ideas. Then go create your own newspaper.
The guys in Petoskey […]

Mini Movie #1 Featuring “Cry of the Hawk”

By |December 21st, 2015|

North Harford High School has been printing with us for 6 years. Their publication “Cry of the Hawk” is a great example of how spot color can be used to spice up a publication! Check out this video of their 4th edition coming off the press:

 

Video How-To: Creating bleeds

By |December 8th, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to setup your new document for bleeds:

Here are step by step instructions on how to setup your existing document for bleeds:

Video How-To: Creating a Double Page Spread in Indesign

By |December 1st, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to create a spread in InDesign:

 

Deserving Design

By |November 9th, 2015|

Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas started printing with us last school year. This issue of “Torch” is an 20 page newsmagazine.

Check out their awesome design:

Click here to view their entire publication.

Deserving Design

By |October 28th, 2015|

Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York has been printing with us for 11 years. This issue of “The Dial” is an 8 page newspaper.

Check out their awesome design:

Click here to view their entire publication.

Attention Catching Headlines

By |September 8th, 2015|

Writing attention grabbing headlines is an important part of putting your publication together. Your headlines must draw the reader in, convey the point of the article and pique curiosity. Typography can be just as important as the wording. Here are several examples of excellent headline writing and design that we saw in 2014/2015:

Dynamic Newspaper Nameplates

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Your newspaper’s nameplate is one of the first things that people are going to see when they look at your publication. The nameplate can set the tone for the design of your publication, it can act as a marketing tool or it can simply inform the reader. Here is a visual of some of the […]