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Questions tagged [editorial-design]

Questions about creating layouts, constructing grids and building multipage documents such as magazines, reports, brochures, newspapers etc.

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Do you know some successors of the designer Alexey Brodovitch?

I think his work is amazing and I would explore some designer inspired by his design's approach, here an example of Alexey Brodovitch work:
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Create pages dynamically in InDesign without JSX

I truly didn't find any information about it. All results just talk about dynamic content. But how do I create dynamic pages? E.g. I have a long list of products with several products on each page and ...
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Copy & paste artwork with editable text from Adobe Illustrator to InDesign?

I can't believe it: when pasting some diagram drawing with text from Illustrator to InDesign, text is not completely editable and becomes broken. I would like to adjust text in InDesign brochure ...
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DTP: Words or characters that shouldn't be left at the end of the line

Recently I was given a task to check and correct design on catalogues in eleven languages. Unfortunately noone cares how the text is formatted, so now I'm trying to collect rules for each language ...
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Paragraph Orphans

My teacher said that, technically, an orphan have at least 3 characters or less at the end of a paragraph or column. But mostly on every site about design and type I always find that an orphan is just ...
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Converting a Customer's designs in Powerpoint into InDesign

My client would like a catalogue designed using PDFs that they already have. These PDFs have been exported for web use so I don't believe they will be good enough quality for print. I have asked if ...
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How to present page layouts in a portfolio

A student came to see me today, debating on how she should be presenting her page layout work to apply in a very selective B.A. in graphic design. I have a lot of page layout work in my portfolio, ...
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Editorial Design: Margin around side note embedded in main body of text (Adobe InDesign)

I am working on a layout draft in Adobe InDesign which includes some side notes. These I am trying to "embed" into the main text by putting them/their text frame on the far right side of the page ...
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Editorial Design: Correct labelling of a graphic that is based on an original

I am working on the editorial design of an article dealing with U.S. military history. In the article I am using a graphical interpretation of an original U.S. Army insignia. The insignia is of the ...