InDesign tutorials

Launched as a simple layout program, InDesign today contains dozens of tools that are capable of much more than designing books, magazines or documents. Whether creating e-books, script automation or liquid layouts, even experienced users regularly come across new and almost unknown functions. Our InDesign tutorials demonstrate basic practices to beginners as well as tricks for more experienced users.

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Our favourite tutorial of the month can be a beginner’s tutorial that demonstrates specific workflows for basic actions in InDesign to new or advanced users, or it can go deeper into the matter and give tips and tricks on designing or orienting typographic layouts, for example.

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How to add bullets in InDesign

Bulleted lists can be created in InDesign with one click. But there are other interesting setting options to put a twist on your layout.

Creating a baseline grid in InDesign

A baseline grid is an indispensable tool to design magazines and newspapers that are clearly structured and easy to read. Learn how to ideally align it in InDesign.

Why you should use ICC profiles and what they do

Colour profiles ensure a consistent and predictable print result on different types of paper. All you have to do is install the latest colour profiles and embed them when creating artwork files. But how exactly does this work?

Pop-up towers: advertising in all directions

Banners in all sizes and variations are popular advertising displays at exhibitions. Pop-up towers make an excellent add...

Creating artwork files: Photoshop, Illustrator or InDes...

Users can choose from a variety of editing programs to make their creative projects come true. Whether montage, logo des...

More InDesign tutorials

Learn how to create correct artwork files from our layout experts. Whether basic knowledge or special applications such as creating a spot colour, these tips will support your design workflows through to artwork upload.

InDesign tutorial: Contour-cut foam board

Signs are everywhere: outside shops, on building roofs, in lobbies, etc. They come in all sizes but their shape is usually square. You can stand out from the signage monotony by cr...

InDesign: Adding, formatting and managing page numberin...

Adobe InDesign is one of the most commonly used tools for creating and editing layouts. If you add page numbers for catalogues or magazines in InDesign, these can be positioned and...

InDesign tutorial: Creating a six page DL folded leafle...

Folded leaflets come in various layouts, shapes and sizes. DL folded leaflets are a smart way to get a lot of information across in an easy to read and handy format. In this tutori...

Embedding fonts with InDesign, Photoshop & Illustr...

Users can choose from an almost infinite variety of fonts: whether the Arial typeface included with Microsoft Windows or the popular Helvetica font to implement your print projects...

Gold in CMYK

You don't have to buy expensive jewellery to enjoy the luxury of gold. Make your graphic design projects sparkle too by adding a touch of class and sophistication using gold highli...

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