This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 116
Hey, it’s time once more for me to pass along a list of resources I’ve noticed recently that I think you should see.
- You need to move artwork from InDesign to Illustrator, or Photoshop to InDesign, or… you need to read this article by Sandee!
- It’s fun to see how people design things. Here’s a tutorial on designing a book cover, especially in picking colors for type on a busy background.
- Have you run into the very-thin-white-line problem? Check out Mordy’s explanation and video here
- Want a little tablet-publishing inspiration? Check out the DPS Showcase Gallery (and if you have some great work of your own, submit it!)
- Check out this new offering from stockindesign: Flyermania. Create Unlimited Flyers for free in Adobe InDesign.
- Curious about what’s new in a particular CC release? Look no farther than whatsnew.cc
- Is print dead? No! Read Typefi’s Chandi Perera’s article about the importance of print here.
- On the topic of print: Check out this new title by Claudia McCue called Print Production Essentials: Prepress and Press Checks
- For anyone doing DPS: Don’t forget the metadata!
- Are you French? (Or just working with French documents?) Don’t use the normal FindChangeByList… use this French version!
- As you can tell, I like lists of links. So I’d like to introduce you to another one: The CreativePro Weekly Top 10
Fonts and Typefaces
- As Carrie Cousins writes, "Without a doubt, the most beautiful character in the English language is the ampersand.” If you love ampersands as much as I do, you’ll love her article about them.
- We all use and print fonts without thinking about how amazing it is that the technology actually works. Here’s a great little article and video about how Adobe solved the font problem back in the 80s.
- Hey, TypeCon is headed to Washington DC at the end of July. That should be awesome.
- I love this article about Ernie March, Adobe quality engineer for type
- FontLab is sponsoring a free webinar by amazing and world-renowned font designer Matthew Carter on Feb 25. Learn about it here.