Adobe InDesign Training

Learn how to design  professional layouts for print and digital publishing.

Adobe inDesign training

Adobe InDesign offers extraordinary production power and creative freedom to design professionals. If you’re familiar with Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator, you’ll quickly feel at home with InDesign. Whether you’re creating for print or digital, our Adobe InDesign training will help you get to the next level. Our certified instructors can provide training onsite at your office, wherever you are.

Course Overview

In the Adobe InDesign course, you will learn to create professional layouts; import, edit and style text; create and use text styles, create and use colors, import and manipulate graphics, create and use tables and libraries. You will also learn production tools and techniques, including setting up custom preflighting and exporting  documents for PDF and other formats for both print and digital workflows.

The 2-day Adobe InDesign® course includes the following:

  • Creating & Navigating Documents
  • Typography: Character & Paragraph Formatting
  • Creating & Using Text Styles
  • Working with Tabs & Tables
  • Find/Change & GREP Styles
  • Creating Graphic Frames & Grids of Frames
  • Importing & Modifying Images
  • Text Wrap & Clipping Paths
  • Transforming Objects
  • Drawing Tools
  • Pathfinder & Text Outlines
  • Colors, Tints And Gradients
  • Creating & Using Object Styles
  • Applying Special Effects
  • Working with Master Pages & Long Documents
  • Alternate Layouts & Liquid Layout
  • Adobe Color Themes
  • Color Theme Tool
  • Creating Libraries & Snippets
  • Exporting to PDF & Other Export Options
  • Live Preflight
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Creating Interactive PDF Forms

 

Schedule

The course is two days long, typically running from 10am to 5pm. This provides ample time for students to learn the program’s features as well as practice them at a comfortable pace.

Location

We offer group classes on-site at your location or we can arrange custom classes for small groups in our office. We also offer customized one-on-one training for individuals ($150/hr.)

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Clients we have trained in Adobe InDesign® include:

  • Adweek
  • American Airlines
  • American Lawyer Media
  • American Media, Inc.
  • The Daily Deal
  • DDB Advertising
  • Departures
  • Digitas
  • Fit Pregnancy
  • Food & Wine
  • IDEO
  • J.Crew, Inc.
  • La Prairie
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • Macfadden Communications Group
  • Men’s Fitness
  • New Bay Media
  • New York Magazine
  • New York Newsday
  • New York State Union of Teachers
  • Pearson Education
  • Scholastic, Inc.
  • Maxim Magazine
  • Shape
  • Travel + Leisure