Open InDesign & hit Cmd+N to create a new document
Intent = Print
Units = Inches
Width = 5 in
Height = 6.5 in
Orientation = Portrait
Check Facing Pages
No. of Pages = 16
Column Number = 3, Gutter = 12pt or 1p0
Margins = 24pt or 2p0 (top, bottom, left, and right)
Bleed = .125in or 0p9 (top, bottom, left, and right)
Hit Cmd+K to access the Preference window and go to the Grids tab.
Color = Light Gray
Start = 0px
Relative to: Top of Page
increment = 12pt
View Threshold = 5%
Go to the View Menu, select Grids & Guides, then select Show Baseline Grid
Units & Increments
Hit Cmd+K to access the Preference window and go to the Units and Increments tab.
Kerning/Tracking = 2/1000em
Double click on the Master Page
Go to the Layout Menu and select Ruler Guides… and change the color to Red
Go to the Layout Menu and select Create Guides.. and check the preview box.
Rows Number = 6
Gutter = 12pt
Options: Fit Guides to: Margins
Check Remove Existing Ruler Guides
Exit master page by double clicking on page 1
Text Frame Options
Hit Cmd+B and on the Baseline Option tab set the Offset to Leading
AVANT GARDE RESEARCH BOOKLET
Turn your presentation into a 16 page booklet documenting your findings. Here’s the outline of of the book and how to organize your research.
Inside Cover - Table of Contents
Grids - Page 1
Grids - Page 2
Grids - Page 3
Grids - Page 4
Display Type - Page 1
Display Type - Page 2
Display Type - Page 3
Display Type - Page 4
Text Type - Page 1
Text Type - Page 2
Text Type - Page 3
Text Type - Page 4
Inside Back Cover - Colophon
Use only one font.
Smallest allowed point size is 6pt.
Text size 9.5/12 (this means 9.5 point size and 12 pt line space)
Smallest lines space size is 12pt—increase or decrease by multiples of 6 or 3. For example 15/18, 20/24, etc. See what looks right for you.
You must use all 16 pages
Make sure to include your written observations appropriately (answers to questions from week 6).
Bring trimmed booklets to next class
See image below for reference.
Answer the following questions before the beginning of next class:
What font did you choose? Why?
How did you change the font character and paragraph settings for text and display?
What changes did you make to translate your presentation into a booklet? List them.
Work on the Avant Garde Research Booklet Project and email me a pdf of your presentation named as:
BRING NEXT WEEK
Email me a pdf of your booklet and bring a trimmed assembled hard copy.
Post your writings on the comments section and be ready to present at the beginning of next class.
Adobe InDesign: Formatting text paragraph styles
Adobe InDesign: Formatting text character styles
Open your document and go File > Print Booklet.
On the Print Booklet window — Setup
Booklet Type: 2-up Saddle Stitch
Check Automatically Adjust to fit Marks and Bleeds
Check Print Blank Printer Spreads
Click on the Print Settings... button at the bottom of the window.
On the Print Window — Setup
Paper Size: US Letter
Scale: Width 100% Height 100%
Page Position: Centered
On the Print Window — Marks and Bleeds
Check Crop Marks
Click on the Printer… button at the bottom of the window.
On the Warning Window
On the Print window
Select printer 124 (recomended by IT).
Pages per Sheet: 1
Two-Sided: Short-Edge binding
Click Print to exit the Print Window
Click OK to exit the previous Print Window
Check the Preview option on the Print Booklet Window.
If everything looks fine, click Print.