A website should be designed around the needs of its content. So, the look and layout you might use for a standard brochure-style site won’t necessarily work as well for a site that features lots of news or products. Different types and amounts of content can greatly affect your design strategy.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a striking cover as well as creative page layouts for a children’s book (in this case a modernized version of ‘Alice in Wonderland’!). Using Adobe InDesign, we’ll explore how thinking outside of the box with typography and images can make classically typeset pages more exciting. This tutorial looks at techniques you can use for layout and design; lessons you can apply when putting together your own print book or eBook.
If applying for that dream job is on your to-do list this year, you’ll want to dust off your resume and give it a refresh. The design of your resume is, some would argue, just as important as the content, and especially if you’re applying for a creative role, the layout and typography can speak volumes about your professional prowess.
If you’re on the hunt for a new job or simply trying to build up your network of clients or collaborators, a printed letter is still the best way to catch and hold someone’s attention. Compared to an email, a letter has serious weight—it shows you made the effort to design, print and post it, which speaks volumes about how much respect you have for the recipient.
In this quick tip, we’re going to use Bulma, a popular Flexbox-based CSS framework by Jeremy Thomas, to build a responsive blog layout.
rem unit is used to define fonts in relative terms rather than with an absolute size in pixels. But did you know that this unit is useful for layouts as well as typography?