If you’ve been in the design business long enough, you probably remember a time when adding a padded keyline around images in magazines, newspapers and booklets was all the rage. Rage is a great description!Read more “Using InDesign Styles to easily add a padded keyline to your images”
Read more “WYSIWYG forms from InDesign to Acrobat”
If you find yourself exporting fillable-forms from InDesign to PDF often, you no doubt have felt the frustration of all your work being dumbed-down or flat-out not looking right when you open the file in Acrobat. It’s really frustrating. But don’t sweat it, there is a solution.
Calendars are a pain in the behind to build—especially ones that are easily editable. Building a calendar in Adobe InDesign gives you maximum flexibility for editing and use. But getting to that point is the difficult part.Read more “Building calendars the easy way with this script for Adobe InDesign”
From creating interactive EPUBs and drawing logos to applying effects to text and graphics, Shutterstock Blog has Five cool things you may not have known you could do in InDesign.
I can’t wait for this bad boy to hit the digital streets! I love Adobe InDesign, but I would also very much love to not pay $50 per month, and Affinity’s Designer is a more than adequate replacement for Illustrator, and Affinity Photo can do about 75% of what I need from a Photoshop alternative… so the only thing lacking is a substitute for InDesign.Read more “InDesign alternative from Affinity is almost here “
Read more “Adobe CC 2018 and macOS High Sierra”
Adobe released the latest major updates to their CreativeCloud apps this past week, and I’m happy to report that they’re running smooth as silk on macOS High Sierra—both the standard release version as well as the beta version.
Read more “Adding noise/grain effect to text and images right inside your InDesign document”
Adding noise to a gradient image background is something I do often in photoshop. It helps avoid color banding when printing. It can also be a nice little effect when used correctly.
I’ve seen all manner of ways for people to “hide” things when working on their InDesign files so they can grab what’s underneath, or just edit something with no distraction.Read more “Quickly hide objects in Adobe InDesign”
I belong to a lot of design forums and Facebook Groups and the question I see more often than I care to think about is “which app should I use to do X?” Should I design a logo in Photoshop, build an ad in Illustrator or InDesign, etc.Read more “Advice: When to use Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign”