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A good image can make a design, a weak one can ruin it. Eventually, using all the tricks available – and compromises where necessary – a working layout is achieved.

These will be slightly out of the ordinary, slightly formal and well suited for carrying large amounts of information.

By turning the main cover image into a duotone, mixing blue into the black, we really are making the most of the two colours available to us. These can then be simulated within PageMaker by selecting from the relevant drop-down library list.

With the grid set up and text formatting established, we’re now ready to complete the layout by bringing in the graphics. It also supports plugins called, XTensions for additional capabilities.

The result has been a lack of direction, a lot of uncertainty and a haemorrhaging of its previously loyal supporters. This body copy leading is particularly important because it sets up the horizontal structure of the grid. The reader probably wouldn’t consciously notice if they didn’t – so long as the bottom of the columns lined up – but subliminally the design is tighter and has greater internal logic if they do.

It’s also important to be as generous as possible with margins as the resulting “white space” should not be seen as wasted, but as a crucial part of the overall look of the document. Normally I would consider adding dropped capitals or emboldened introductory paragraphs to add interest and colour to the layout. Budgets are tight, however, so all of the information must be fitted onto a single double-sided page. With PageMaker, colour separations are created by selecting the Print dialog’s Colour command, selecting Separation and choosing from the colours found in the publication – in our case Black and Pantone The layout is now complete, so the next stage is to prepare it for commercial print.

If there were any problems with the file, such as the dreaded missing font error, we’d only find out when the film had been output in Courier. In the master class I’ve concentrated on using PageMaker because it’s pretty dominant on the PC, but it’s by no means the only option. As such it’s clear that simple legibility and clarity are essential, but they aren’t enough to grab the reader’s interest in the first place.


Instead I decided to literally give the image a different spin by rotating it which immediately grabs the eye by breaking out of the grid. We also need to clearly identify the separate category headings but, with absolutely no room for manoeuvre, have to find other ways of marking them off.

If we have the odd line or two too much, we still have a number of options. In the meantime we will be happy if we can get them all to fit on the page! Sadly Ventura has had a hard time of it over recent years with unhappy moves first to the Windows environment and then between various developers. Thanks very much, Tom Arah. Third the typography, the formatting of the text is determined. A0 is exactly twice the size of A1, which is twice the size of A2 and so on.

For our project the parameters are clear. PagePlus has now become a legacy software with the reins passing on to Affinity Publisher, which is yet to be released.

Often no thought at all is given to this, which is why many beginners find that they have actually designed their masterpiece to the software’s default of Tutoriwl Letter!

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Good design is built on this internal tension and the balance of opposites. It’s also ctp to make sure that all graphics files are included or they might print at low resolution. CopyrightTom ArahDesigner-Info. Each of these “text breaker” features would usually act as entry points, enticing the reader to start reading. You should also ensure that Printer’s marks are on page,aker the dialog’s Paper option – you might have to temporarily shrink output to see these.

Be wary of rules and prescriptions including those above.

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The solution I came up with is the sophisticated but highly legible Optima which is a modern interpretation of the Roman lettering on triumphal arches – if only it was the Italian Institute!


To continue your search on the designer-info.

With a number of separate categories of events to include, together with background information on the Institute and an eye-catching cover, our single A4 sheet will have to be divided into sections.

However, as onscreen hues are never absolutely accurate and cannot show the important difference between printing on coated glossy or uncoated matt pagemkaer, the colour should actually be chosen from a swatch book.

At the moment the text blocks are all linked so that if I drag up the window shade on one block the overflow text will automatically flow into the next. Local overrides can always be added and are then marked in the palette by a plus symbol after the style name. It is still under active development on both Mac and Windows and the latest version is more or less feature similar to InDesign. The ultimate test of a good design is if all the information it contains has been read and understood.

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These have to be added with PageMaker’s Bullets and Numbering command – a dialog so clumsy and dated that it would embarrass a shareware word processor. The formatting of our body copy is almost complete with only the indents and alignment to be decided.

In fact there are a number of copy-fitting tools and options at our disposal. Design rules are there to be broken – intelligently. In fact it’s often worth shrinking your body copy’s point-size pagemqker gain space to add to margins, but that’s a luxury we’re not able to afford. However it was generally felt that the first PC implementation – version 3. Finally, when the design is complete, the separated output is proofed prior to sending out to commercial print.

A few months ago I looked at the steps involved in the creation of a leaflet using the drawing program Corel Draw.

For easy reading of long sections of text, point-size should be between 10 and