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Exploring Adobe® InDesign Creative Cloud 1st Edition

Terry Rydberg

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  • ISBN-10: 1305533100
  • ISBN-13: 9781305533103
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  • ISBN-10: 1305263642
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Overview

Prepare designers for the demands of a highly competitive industry with the EXPLORING ADOBE INDESIGN CREATIVE CLOUD unique approach. With emphasis on fundamental design principles, critical thinking, and practical applications to prepare students for professional success, this edition features step-by-step tutorials, vibrant illustrations, and realistic exercises to help students develop essential InDesign skills and learn features new to Creative Cloud. Chapters build on one another to guide students from basic operations to creating complex documents with confidence and efficiency. Students analyze new design projects, identify potential challenges, develop effective strategies, and apply industry-standard principles and practices.

Terry Rydberg, Waukesha County Technical College

Terry Rydberg, chapter rep for Adobe's Milwaukee InDesign User Group, is a full-time design instructor at the Harry V. Quadracci Printing and Graphics Center at Waukesha County Technical College. With more than two decades of experience as a page layout professional and corporate trainer, she has seen the graphics industry evolve from phototypesetting and paste-up to digital production methods. In addition to her activities as a designer and educator, Rydberg is the author of numerous textbooks on page layout and graphic design. Her educational background includes undergraduate degrees in graphic design, printing and publishing, and adult education, as well as a master's degree in education.
  • Provides detailed and accurate coverage of new features and capabilities specific to Adobe InDesign, and also emphasizes typography and fundamental design principles essential for professional success.
  • Instructional content and practical exercises are project-based to help students hone their knowledge and skills while using Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud to create accurate, editable, printable documents.
  • Each chapter builds on previous topics and reiterates core techniques to accelerate skill development and retention, while numerous supplemental projects allow students to apply what they have learned with minimal direction.
  • Online Artwork and Resource files contain directions and all the necessary components for completing additional projects that correspond to each chapter's learning goals.
  • With over two decades of experiences as an accomplished page layout professional and educator, the authordesigned the text with a strong emphasis on appealing visuals to support student learning and encourage mastery of the material.

Exploring Adobe® InDesign Creative Cloud

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. The InDesign Workspace.
2. Type, Tools, and Terms.
3. The Fine Art of Setting Type.
4. Combining Type and Images.
5. Tabs and Tables.
6. Grids, Guides, and Aligning Objects.
7. Text Wrap, Layers, and Effects.
8. Type Continuity: Applying Styles.
9. Master Pages and Object Styles.
10. Identity Systems.
11. Designing with Type.
12. Color Essentials.
13. Production Essentials.
14. Basic Graphic Elements.

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