reduce PDF file size

Big PDF files can be difficult to work with, especially online: the upload, download and page loading can take a long time. It can be annoying for you and for your PDF viewers, so you should do something about that. The best idea is to make a web-optimized PDF right when you export the file […]

design catalog InDesign

We’ve reached the final chapter of our InDesign tutorials and while mixed emotions challenge us, we are very happy and greatful for your appreciation and we want to thank you for following us. Having said all this, let’s get down to business for the last time in this series. If you want to upload your catalog […]

InDesign how to save

This is the 5th part of the Indesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about This is the 5th part of the InDesign tutorial series. So far we’ve talked about preparation, adding elements, creating new pages and about cover design. Once you’ve checked that everything is in […]

InDesign covers and layouts

This is the 4th part of the series named “ How to design a catalog using InDesign”, and it is focused on how to create the front cover, layouts and the back cover. This approach is focused more on design principles. For more technical information check Part 2 – Adding elements   Cover The cover […]

InDesign add new pages

If you don’t know from the beginning how many pages your catalog will have, no worries! You can add more sheets at any time. First you have to open the pages panel, which shows how many pages and spreads you are working on. Click the “Window” button from the top bar, and choose “Pages”. When […]

InDesign add elements

A great thing about InDesign is that you can create a template using shapes, which you can later fill with images and text. First, create an image box, and place it on one of your pages in order to create the desired layout. To add the image box, you have to go to the menu […]

InDesign first steps

With this blog post we’re starting a series of tutorials for InDesign. I’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to design a catalog using InDesign. When you want to design better, you have to stop using programs like Office and start using programs that are made for design. Using Word for making […]

email newsletters

You asked for it, so we made it possible: now you can send beautiful emails that feature a flipbook snippet. This is very exciting! It’s a marvelous way to send email newsletters that look professional, but require zero talent and zero effort from you. Give it a try and you will love it.   Let’s talk about […]

Forms in magazines

What comes to mind when you hear the word “form” in the context of magazines? You probably think that I’m talking about an order form, a subscription form or an entry for a contest, in a printed magazine. After all, that’s how most of us have interacted with forms in magazines. It’s probably hard to […]