DTP Upgrades from Zevrix

Zevrix Solutions sends ongoing info about various product upgrades, even if it's just a minor upgrade. However, these productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software are important programs for creative professionals. So here are key new releases December 16, 2010

Imposition Wizard

Imposition Wizard is a professional level, standalone imposition software for Mac OS X. Version 1.8 features 2-up preview mode, reads bleed and trim data from source files, allows to rotate sheets and define their default parameters. November 26, 2010

Publishing & Media Notes

In this edition, we've gathered some of the more interesting items in the publishing channels. Mark Dolliver writes 'What People Think of the Ad/PR Biz' ; Theodore F. di Stefano asks do e-readers spell the end of print media? Also, Six Reasons Print Belongs in Your Media Mix ; The FTC's Green Guidelines ; and do you think ads be coming to book publishing industry? Read along and remember to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

CS5: Type on the Grid

For many students and educators, the Bauhaus has become a symbolic point of entry to art and design education. ... here you learn about the GRID, by Michael Mandiberg, and Xtine Burrough August 12, 2010

CS5: Multiple Graphics in a Grid of Frames

The Adobe Creative Team shows you how to can place all your photos and arrange them in a grid at the same time -- without placing images individually! August 11, 2010

InDesign CS5: Creating Pages

In this excerpt from Real World Adobe InDesign CS5, Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner and Bob Bringhurst illustrate how to create multiple page sizes in the same document -- a feature that people have been requesting for years. August 10, 2010

Publishing, Content and Media

Is printing dead? Do you buy printing -- or broker printing for clients? This 60-Second Window kicks off August with a look at printing, publishing, media and the continuing art of putting ink on paper July 28, 2010

Making a profit in Desktop Publishing

Well, are you going to make a profit? One of the frequent questions in the Design Cafe is "HOW MUCH TO CHARGE?" ... well, here's your answer. This is so comprehensive, I can comfortably endorse it ... two thumbs up! June 28, 2010

Unique import into InDesign, InCopy

For some time, desktop publishers have wrestled with the chore of importing content from one source into another. Back in the '90s, one of my seminars was "Repurposing Content" which taught how to build a FileMaker Pro database to do exactly this. April 15, 2010

Which type styles are best?

Which type face to use has been a frequent question since there were fonts... and particularly with the advent of desktop publishing. Everyone is a designer, but not everyone knows which fonts to use. January 29, 2010