Creative director, The Nation; principal, Best & Co Design
In this course, you will create your own magazine (newspaper or zine) from concept to bound product. We will consider every element of each page until a cohesive product is achieved, which suits both the magazine content and appeals to the target audience. You will create covers, logos, a contents page, a feature and department pages. Typography, layout, illustration, photography, info graphics, grids, rubrics, white space, etc., will all become familiar elements in your editorial design vocabulary. How to package editorial material in a smart graphic style that represents your personal aesthetic will be emphasized. In addition, you will learn the basics for designing your magazine for the tablet. PREREQUISITE: A working knowledge of Adobe InDesign. NOTE: Students must have access to a computer.