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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:

 

Video How-To: Creating a Single PDF from Multiple InDesign files

By |November 20th, 2015|

Here are step by step instructions on how to create a single PDF from your multiple InDesign files:

 

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.

Centerspreads that pop!

By |September 29th, 2015|

Need ideas for a centerspread? We see tons of awesome designs in our pre-press department. Here are some that stood out:
Northridge High School – Tuscaloosa, AL

 
Wylie East High School – Wylie, Tx

Boone County High School – Florence, Ky
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 […]