Magazine Layout

This Mac based course is aimed at students with an interest in print based magazine design. Utilising InDesign, we will learn about the main aspects of magazine layout, ranging from deciding on a title to working with grids, type and image. It is a practice-based course combining lectures and research alongside practical workshops to encourage you to experiment with content, format and page layouts, thus guiding you through the process of designing your own magazine project step by step...

Taught by: Lisa Gellender.

Description

This Mac based course is aimed at students with an interest in print based magazine design. Utilising InDesign, we will learn about the main aspects of magazine layout, ranging from deciding on a title to working with grids, type and image. It is a practice-based course combining lectures and research alongside practical workshops to encourage you to experiment with content, format and page layouts, thus guiding you through the process of designing your own magazine project step by step.

Topics covered

The course explores the importance of typography, from selecting fonts to the hierarchy of information on a page. 

Basic Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator techniques will help you create or enhance your imagery, before saving and importing your files. 

Once your content has been added you'll be guided through basic artwork principles, providing you with InDesign or PDF files of your magazine ready for print.

Please note that for some of the activities students may be asked to work in pairs.

Who should take this course?

The introductory course suits students interested in setting up their own publication in future.

Those looking to develop their knowledge of printed page / screen based design would also benefit from the course.

Entry requirements: Basic working knowledge of the Mac is essential and knowledge of InDesign preferable.

Level: Beginners

Tutor information

Lisa Gellender has run a successful independent design studio in London for over 20 years working with leading fashion and retail brands such as Selfridges, New Look & L'Oreal. Offering a bespoke design service, Gellender creative helps clients develop or refresh their brands identity, producing unique and relevant creative solutions for print and web. Lisa is also an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Fashion. www.gellender.co.uk


Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • a notebook and a pen.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
27/03/2017 - 31/03/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 17:001 Week£760Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket