2016-09-30T11:03:39ZThe principles of design govern how the elements of design are arranged within a composition whether that's a logo, a photo collage, or a page from a book. Learn what these principles of design are and how they work.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZMail your cards and letters in an envelope made from these free blank standard card and business envelope templates.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZSixth class on the Elements of Design focuses on the use of color in desktop publishing.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZKerning and tracking are two related and frequently confused typographical desktop publishing terms. Both type or letterspacing terms refer to the adjustment of space between characters of type. Learn how to use kerning and tracking.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZColor adds impact to design. But unless you are just printing to your desktop printiner, printing in color can be expensive. One way to use color and control costs is to use spot colors and then just add black.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZOrange-red from cinnabar, a mineral. You might see it spelled as vermillion.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZLook at some examples of using the rule of thirds to create visual balance in this lesson on the Principles of Design.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZThese free calendar templates and printables feature basic weekly, monthly, or yearly calendars in various formats.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZPage layout is a verb and a noun. Learn how page layout fits into desktop publishing and graphic design and what page layout applications are.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZDid you know that the color wheel you learned in school isn't the same as the colors used for the Web? It's not even the way colors are mixed for printing? Well, ok, same colors, just different arrangements and mixes. Learn more.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZStop shouting. Online TYPING IN ALL CAPS is considered shouting and is frowned on in most cases. In print, shouting is never worse than when it is done with decorative or script typefaces. Its ugly. Its hard to read. Just dont do it, PLEASE!
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZDo business with Microsoft Word templates. Find free to download for business brochures, word schedules, meeting agendas, memos, ads, and all kinds of business forms.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZThe part of the printing press that grips the sheet of paper and pulls it into the press is the gripper.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZSome software upgrades come almost yearly but do you need to upgrade to the latest and greatest every time? Maybe not. Here are some guidelines for when you should probably consider an upgrade for your desktop publishing software.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZFree Manuscript Font from Blue Vinyl. Page 7.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZCreate business cards and more for your small business or home office with these specialty business card software programs for the Mac.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZCreate your graduation invitation or announcement from as many of these elements as you desire. Here are some wording suggestions.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZIvory is a soft neutral color that isn't quite white and has some of the earthiness of light browns. Ivory represents quiet, pleasantness with a touch of luster. Explore ivory color meanings and what colors go with ivory.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZThe brochure can inform, educate, persuade, explain, or instruct and these lesson plans incorporate writing and reasoning with desktop publishing techniques while designing a brochure.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZWhen you picture purity and cleanliness, you picture the color white. Alone, it could be boring but it can also team up with other colors for a crisp look. Explore more of the nature, culture, and meaning of the color white.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZOften applied to architecture, engineering, and industrial design, the statement 'form follows function' applies to graphic design and desktop publishing too. For designers, form is the elements that make up our designs, our pages. Function is the objective of the design whether it is a sign giving directions or a book that entertains with a story.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZWindows 7 makes it easy to install fonts. Learn how to preview and delete fonts too in this illustrated tutorial.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZBetween blue and cyan is a sea of azure.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZThe examples you'll find here demonstrate varying degrees of each of the six principles of design. Do your page layouts use all these principles of design?
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZThese teacher fonts mimic the style of type used to teach print and cursive handwriting skills. These are shareware handwriting teacher fonts for download to try before you buy.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZUse Pantone Color of the Year for 2014 - Radiant Orchid - in your graphic design projects. Here are the formulas and some of the symbolism this color will bring to your work.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZA desktop publishing business plan, even if never used to raise capital or acquire investors, can help to get your desktop publishing business off to a good start and guide it on its path to profitability. A desktop publishing business plan and the process of developing a business plan establishes you as a real freelance design business and saves time and money by focusing your start up efforts in the right direction.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZGet familiar with tails, ears, counters, bowls, finials, serifs, and other letter parts to help identify fonts.
2016-09-30T11:03:39ZHow white is white? In terms of paper, there are many different levels of whiteness or brightness. See how paper brightness affects the quality and appearance of the printed page, especially photos.