Layouts (Scavenger Hunt: Part 2)

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September 21, 2022 by mrgoldsack

Magazines, newspapers, books, newsletters, etc. – all these types of documents feature a layout.

A layout is a visual organization of designs and content. They are a vital part to gain and maintaining the attention of audiences.


The Elements of a Layout

Layouts can be broken down into a set of building blocks. All layouts contain these element to varying degrees. Take a look at what these elements are: LayoutElements

Need some more examples of layouts? LayoutExamples


The Assignment

Using your Scavenger Hunt photos as your inspiration and content, you will plan, design, and create a 2-Page layout using Indesign. Check out the full brief here: TwoPageLayout

Due Oct 14


Resources

Need some ideas on how to get started? Check out this set fo guides around planning and build a layout:
Phase1SetUp
Phase2PlanningNPics
Phase3Type
Phase4Details

Videos

Layout Design Principles
2 Page Spread Design 

Create a Basic Double Page Spread
YouTube Search for 2 Page Layout with InDesign

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Mr. Goldsack is a fan of wet coffee and dry humour.

Contact: mgoldsack@sd35.bc.ca

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