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Taught by a leading design professional, this introduction to InDesign short course is ideal for those who would like to create beautifully designed projects for print or digital use.
Adobe InDesign is one of the leading design software applications and its use in the workplace is growing as organisations seek to project their brand and materials in more engaging, professional and creative ways.
Knowledge of InDesign is a huge advantage for those with responsibility for design and marketing and also useful for those setting up their own business or online projects.
This practical InDesign: An Introduction short course is aimed at beginners, and takes place over ten weekly evenings in our central London location.
This course will cover the key functionality of Adobe InDesign CC, the industry-standard layout and publishing program, as well as techniques for laying out text and graphics for professional publication.
You'll gain an appreciation of the fundamentals of typography, page layout and other page design principles and learn how to apply these principles using InDesign, gaining hands-on experience in the art of successful page layout.
You should have good working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh operating system.
“ The content was very well-balanced and covered everything from fundaments of typography to page layout and design principles. I can now confidently craft elegant layouts and navigate the programme with ease. ”
“ Teaching was very good, went into detail in short space of time. Chance to get on hands on use of the programme throughout the course. ”
“ Great course, well taught and good value for money. I now feel confident and excited to apply these skills in my job from the beginning of a project to the end, including the language used in the industry to dealing with printers and tips on good practice. Thank you! ”
Working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh operating system.
Helen Pummell began artworking in 1996 at the very start of the desk top publishing revolution, working with each new development of design industry software, from the first version of QuarkXpress through to today's powerful Adobe Creative Suite.
She has taught an ever-evolving range of creative software at City, University of London and with private students since 1999.
Her design experience spans advertising, retail, marketing, education and recruitment and she has worked for some of the country's leading advertising and marketing agencies. Her clients include many national brand leaders, household names and high street favourites, for whom she produces artwork and promotional solutions for both web and print.
Helen currently teaches and freelances using a combination of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.