04. Children’s Book

This week, CMAT 211 participants laid out children’s stories in book format using InDesign. This is a follow up to the Bawlmer zine layout that they completed last week. With this publication we’re looking for: consistency through repetition of  various design elements, contrast created using graphics, type and color, uniform and logical alignment of pages … More 04. Children’s Book

03. Bawlmer Zine

This week, the class spent a lot of time working on laying out an 8-page booklet about Baltimore. I had a feeling when  creating this activity that it’d be extremely long and  terribly involved–and it was. Polling the class during this assignment confirmed it. Below are samples of the finished products–cover and 2-page spread. Click … More 03. Bawlmer Zine

Self-Mailer Postcards

This week we’re working on a self-mailer design. The specs are 6×9 double sided, full bleed. There are several great resources for this print project. I just came across one that shows the exact area where you can place images and graphics–according to the USPS. Where was this back when I was starting out!!!!!   … More Self-Mailer Postcards

Welcome to CMAT 211

Introduction to page layout/design, illustration and presentation software. Students learn layout and design graphics for print publication and screen presentation. Laboratory fee required. prerequisite: working knowledge of MacOS

Business Card Mockups

The business card is the cornerstone of the professional identity package.Business cards are cards bearing business information about a company or individual. They are shared during formal introductions as a convenience and a memory aid. A business card typically includes the giver’s name, company or business affiliation (usually with a logo) and contact information such … More Business Card Mockups