Adobe InDesign: Fundamentals of Layout Design

Whether you are new to layout design or looking to expand your portfolio with distinct designs, this course will help you get your creative ideas on the page. During this engaging and unique course you will develop an understanding of the structural foundations of layout design through case studies, demonstrations and projects while learning the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign...

Taught by: A respected industry expert.

Description

Whether you are new to layout design or looking to expand your portfolio with distinct designs, this course will help you get your creative ideas on the page. During this engaging and unique course you will develop an understanding of the structural foundations of layout design through case studies, demonstrations and projects while learning the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign.

Working with supplied copy and images (or personal images), you can expect to develop an understanding of the principles of balance, negative space, and focal points in a composition so as to create compelling layouts. You will learn to use different grid structures to organize page content and place fundamental elements in a page layout.

Course projects include magazine spreads, book designs and advertising designs.

Topics Covered

  • Basics of Adobe InDesign
  • The principles of balance
  • Negative space and focal points in a composition
  • Various grid structures to organize page content
  • Fundamental elements in a page layout

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Evaluate and apply the principles of layout design and aesthetic judgement to the preparation of digital documents
  • Resolve design and layout problems using Adobe InDesign
  • Format and integrate diverse text, graphic and image elements in a cohesive and appropriate digital design format

Who Should Attend
Publishers, designers, marketing professionals, advertisers or anyone looking to create content or who are asked to approve work and give feedback on design

Level
Beginner

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your Adobe education with Adobe InDesign: Intermediate or learn Design For Digital Print Production

Tailor Made Training

We also offer bespoke Adobe InDesign courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Tailor Made Training page


Reviews
"This was an excellent course. After a lot of searching online I was really pleased to find a course which combined basic design principles with practical instructions about how to use inDesign. Great tutor who was really knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I really feel that I learned a lot from this course and would happily recommend it to others."



Tutor information

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

Materials

You should bring a USB and you may also want to bring a notebook and pen.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/01/2017 - 28/01/2017Saturday 11:00 - 17:003 Weeks£498Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
29/04/2017 - 13/05/2017Saturday 11:00 - 17:003 Weeks£498Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
24/06/2017 - 08/07/2017Saturday 11:00 - 17:003 Weeks£498Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
14/10/2017 - 28/10/2017Saturday 11:00 - 17:003 Weeks£498Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket