InDesign automated output

BatchOutput was developed for one of the largest Canadian ad agencies -- now you can take advantage of this utility to output multiple files, single page output, link auto-update, variable file names and other functions you need in InDesign. December 17, 2009

Clip Art Images -- huge collection

You won't find a more talented group of artists than at Jumsoft. Their work is immaculate, snappy and always sparkles. They've established a look and feel for their templates and art like no one else in the world. Now they've released a 500 piece collection of clip art for Apple Pages users. November 11, 2009

Logos: of Negative Space

Designing a logo is a process that combines a thorough understanding of the essence of the client's message. When a designer sends the message utilizing multiple images within a unique single image -- we call that a "world class logo" October 29, 2009

Parkol: graphic design & negative space

Further explorations into the design of negative space takes us to the design studios of Nick Senin Parkol from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Nick demonstrates how negative space affects the content and message of graphic design October 29, 2009

Fonts for Financials

When you're faced with designing text-heavy, number-heavy material, few things make the job easier than choosing the right fonts. Typography experts Hoefler & Frere-Jones provide us with four things to consider when selecting a typographic palette. August 25, 2009

InDesign LinkOptimizer

LinkOptimizer Light 4 is a simplified low-cost workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer Light reduces InDesign job size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data and performing essential image adjustments. August 14, 2009

12 most common eBook design mistakes

The Dean of Desktop Publishing, Roger C. Parker returns with this tutorial to help make your electronic publications attention-getting, attractive, and easy to read... all part of his recent book Design to Sell -- 12 most common eBook design mistakes August 11, 2009

Using gradient paragraph rules

This time, David Bergsland, resident InDesign expert, recalls one of the unique features of InDesign -- the ability to make gradient strokes -- and then puts them to work building Gradient Paragraph Rules
GO Gradient Paragraph Rules August 6, 2009

New life for old brochures

Several readers recently requested a very old page from DTG about unique folding designs. Here are several great folding tricks (updated) that are sure to involve your reader as your message unfolds! June 30, 2009