Mike Rankin

117 articles

Editor in Chief of, InDesign Magazine, and Author of courses on InDesign and Illustrator. Husband. Dad. Dog walker.


InDesign Secrets Video: Laying Out a Book Cover

InDesign Secrets Video: Finding the Right Font

Creating Scalloped Edges

Revealing All Tracking and Kerning in Text

The Top Ten InDesign DCs (Double-Clicks)

Holiday Text FX, part 3: Fun With Nested Styles

Holiday Text FX, part 2: Wrapping Text in Lights

Holiday Text FX, part 1: Candy Cane Text

Hiding Content Within a Frame

Printing and Exporting Alternate Layouts

Wizard of Oz FX: Ruby Slippers

Auto-Sizing Gradients to Text

Style Highlighting

Pushing the Panic Button (Effect)

The Rough Cut Effect