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Week 11 – Learning Activities – Print Preparation

Question 1:

1.  Design your own printing checklist form.

printing checklistQuestion 2:

2.  Design a simple dummy 20-page magazine style brochure combining dynamic typography and photography. You can use placeholder text for body copy. For your magazine, use a spot varnish for the cover and design it using two spot colours.

  • Make use of your checklist that you designed and prepare the file for print.
  • Decide what paper weight and type you will use.
  • Decide what type of binding you will use, for example, saddle stich, perfect bind, etc. (See the printing terms link.)
  • Submit the print-ready file packaged from InDesign as well as a print-ready PDF.

Make sure to include the instructions (like spot varnish, paper choice and binding) in the file.



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