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PDF Issue 50
Brochure makeover: A small facial spa presents its story beautifully and inexpensively
Simplify a card in three steps
Let your photo do the talking
Chart your data with images
How to design big signs
Design a photo magazine cover
Images in a strip, organize, focus and express — with unexpected versatility
PDF Issue 49
Stretch your art budget colorfully!
One card for two people
Turn a congested spreadsheet into an appealing cover
Design a zig-zag brochure
Design a card the easy way
Design a flier that sells
Design from a creative brief
Draw great visual instructions
Design a chalkboard Web banner
PDF Issue 48
How to use that typeface
Gestalt Theory: Equilibrium
Unhinged cover makes a classy program
Eight simple ways to create a focal point
Designing without bleeds
Wired magazine’s table of contents is a toy box of visual techniques
Design like a lazy person
PDF Issue 47
Nine callout ideas
Picture your presentation
Lessons from a beautiful site
Design a showroom-style presentation
Design a pocket-size brochure
Design without rulers: How to design the way you see
Picture your group
Massive typeface makes a powerful cover
PDF Issue 46
Design a catalog of rectangles
How to set a text-only logotype
Graphs: Use pictures to represent numbers
Focus your presentation
Big, bold, beautiful: How to design short, engaging stories
Vivid contrasts make small things shout
Five postcard ideas
Create scrapbook-style photos
PDF Issue 45
A portfolio site shows that pure design is beautiful design
Design a panoramic booklet
Design a story-style brochure
Multiple captions in high style
How to design a small poster
Small site, great format
The power of empty space
Our color wheel: How to understand which color goes with what
PDF Issue 44
Design beautiful Web headers
Turn a one-color card into a visual statement
Turn your signature into a logo
Design a wrap-around brochure
How to design great-looking ads in tiny spaces
Use the same image twice, to fill your space beautifully
Two ways to set a list
PDF Issue 43
Web page photo backgrounds
Simple technique creates a look that’s open and inviting
Turn a gray brochure before into a vibrant after
No budget? In a hurry? Think in extremes!
How to crop photos for function and meaning
Design simple presentations
Design a multi-purpose flier
PDF Issue 42
Design stationery and Web site to work together
Design a small newsletter that reads big
Christmas card design!
Design a step-up brochure
Snap-together modules makes an easy format
Design “photo” graphs
How to energize a layout!
How to design “modern”
PDF Issue 41
Expressive one-line designs
Design a stationery that’s almost a brochure
The power of a focal point
Design a CD-size card deck
Similarities create beautiful designs
Design a flyer that comes back
Design a layout that expresses the real event
How to set a list of events
PDF Issue 40
Design a distinctive menu
What typeface goes with that?
And audio retailer designs a card that floats on air
Design a $10 clock
How to design small calendars
How to design pages for desktop printers that can’t print to the edge
Three documents, one look
How to design a second page
PDF Issue 39
Design easy cover patterns
Artistically erase part of an image, shaping it to fit the space
Brand guidelines: Consistency is key to a successful look
How to get several images out of one original
Offset folds turns a plaint sheet into an engaging brochure
Fit a photo into a skinny space
Design a label-style title
PDF Issue 38
Logo makeover based on real life
Design a beautiful mini-book
Vinyl 45 rpm record CD
3D Extrude & Bevel
PDF Issue 37
Make beautiful surface reflections
Fun, space-saving rollovers
Business card makeover
Create custom envelopes!
Turn your captions into storytellers
PDF Issue 36
How to put together colors that don’t go together
Make your image look worn out!
Design a one-line calendar
Are you making this design mistake?
PDF Issue 35
Make translucent type in one click!
Railroad-themed menu gets massive typographic blocks
Black and white design vibrates with one color
How to design on preprinted paper
PDF Issue 34
Easily create artistic texture
See how to design for simplicity, 5 CD covers illustrate
Design a tall newsetter
PDF Issue 33
Strengthen a small ad
Cool a hot skyline
A small and effective newsletter
A tale of two republics
PDF Issue 32
Where do you put the words? The image tells you!
Create a logo from a square and circles
Make your business card layout versatile and repeatable
Frutiger is fresh, light, and usable everywhere!
PDF Issue 31
Find that perfect color! It’s right in front of your eyes
Design a card in panorama. What to look for. What to emphasize!
Figure-ground is compelling; we make it stronger!
Garamond, a classic type, looked at in a never-before-seen way
Try our simple and beautiful design clips!
PDF Issue 30
How to envision a distinctive look: Is your company like every other? Of course not! But what is it, exactly, and what might that look like? This issue takes you through the process of finding out. Extensive and fascinating.
PDF Issue 29
Design your own ligature! Companies of every kind sign their names with letter that link!
Design a playful, multi-image logo
How to design a Web banner: Make this skinny advertisement a window on your world
PDF Issue 28
Design miniature postcards
The empty page has a lot to say: Don’t fly past that setup dialog! It’s where your design begins!
Snap together a great catalog: Square plug-in modules make handsome organized pages in a hurry
How to make art and type work together!
PDF Issue 27
Newsletter: Design an eye-stopping cover
The elegant art of the duotone
Discover the logo in your name
Classy, translucent invitations from your laser
Make your own disk jacket
PDF Issue 26
How to design a Yellow Pages ad
Fun-to-read newsletter is made of boxes!
How to make see-through words
Paper airplanes from your printer. For clients. Really
PDF Issue 25
How to cast a shadow
Many repetitive images? Design this exciting catalog
Create useful textured backgrounds quickly
How to design a “cold call” postcard
PDF Issue 24
Exuberant name and tinted columns energize a faceless newsletter
Ten ways to tame a superlong name
Fadeaway photos make compelling callouts: To draw the reader’ eye — and attention — combine words and pictures skillfully
PDF Issue 23
Newsletter: Decorative design in the literary style — with an unusual fold
How to set up great visual instructions!
Unify your documents and simplify your job
Why are highway signs so readable?
PDF Issue 22
The so-simple rules for effective forms
Design wall certificates that they’ll treasure!
A newsletter designed for faxability
Supercoupons perform in small spaces
PDF Issue 21
How — and why — to design abstract logos
How to draw a staple (the secret: it’s the pucker in the paper)
What typefaces are best for text? Our favorite dozen
How to draw interlaced triangles
PDF Issue 20
How to draw a lightbulb
A no-frills newsletter perfect for laser printing
Design a powerful product ad
Cool gift! Ingenious clock faces
PDF Issue 19
How to design a circular monogram. Very fun logos
Swoopy contours! How to draw frames
Bulletin newsletter says read me!
Is your topic artless? These cover-design techniques will help
PDF Issue 18
Beautiful, square brochure makes a regal impression
Clip art on a flier: Words inform — while art implies the feeling
Digest-size newsletter: A cross between paperbck and magazine, this low-key, text-rich format is ideally suited for long, thoughtful articles — and it’s easy to lay out!
PDF Issue 17
How to draw flowers
How to design a brochure that's full of photos
How to draw gleaming chrome
How to see detail in the type you set
PDF Issue 16
Decongest your newsletter. Ample white space and clear, visual contrasts make sure your stories connect with the reader!
How to say what the camera can’t. Every photo has a story inside, but it needs your help to get out.
PDF Issue 15
No color? How to get the most from black & white. Black is dramatic, glamorous, powerful and popular! Key techniques of value and scale will energize every page you make!
Handsome, full-featured business portfolio is built to impress! How to make your own — economically!
PDF Issue 14
Make an easy-to-read data sheet
How to draw in perspective — without 3D software
How to design a lettermark
Shade for roundness and contour
PDF Issue 13
A newsletter of real news? Try this design
How to design excellent logos with type only
See-thru! How to draw glass
Gestalt theory: the surprising principle of closure
PDF Issue 12
Double your clip library for free — the art of the silhouette
How to design the classic glamour look
Flier: How to create a focal point
A picture chart that's nearly perfect
PDF Issue 11
Snap to shapes that will speed your drawing!
What typefaces work together — and why
How to lay out a good advertisement
How grouping shows off your products better
PDF Issue 10
How to ‘weave’ type: Interlocking letters add a decorative flourish
Make an instant invitation!
Not enough or too much copy? No pictures? Here are fresh ideas for common design problems
How to design a business report
How to make the most of contrast
PDF Issue 09
How to typeset an interview
Design a flier for a public speaker
Draw an amazingly realistic curled paper corner
PDF Issue 08
What makes a good logo? These five things
Are you an editor? How to design what you write
Fun-to-draw spotlight beams
How to lay out attractive stationery simply
PDF Issue 07
Design a flier that sells a product
How to draw brushed metal
Circles, squiggles and dots make a vivid brochure easily
How to cast a translucent shadow
PDF Issue 06
Newsletter clinic! How to improve every page you make
Drawing a logo? Don't miss these ten viewpoints
Eye-catching ads that are made of numbers
Advice on maps, pie charts, ads, traps, type and more!
PDF Issue 05
Draw gleaming surface reflections
Maps: Bring shoppers to your door — wordlessly
Dazzle in two colors without using black!
Initial letters for every use
PDF Issue 04
Neon! Draw those zany, glowing tubes!
Newsletter: Unclutter that newspaper format
This hardworking brochure has updatable pockets
PDF Issue 03
A great ad is worth the effort. Here’s what to strive for
Draw a terrific 3-D box!
Type: Turn a blah word into a bravo! name
Newsletter: Round shapes create a visual theme
PDF Issue 02
Asymmetrical newsletter is dramatically simple
How to set a perfect paragraph of type
How to design a chart clearly
Design a brochure with peekaboo panels
PDF Issue 01
Crop photos fearlessly to pull your readers in
Eight ad layouts
Newsletter: Convenient half-size layout performs big
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