Designing for Newspapers and Magazines / Edition 1

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines / Edition 1

by Chris Frost, Frost Chris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415290260

ISBN-13: 9780415290265

Pub. Date: 10/15/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Designing For Newspapers and Magazines examines how newspapers and magazines are produced. It offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience by advising them on the use of color, text placement, typography and images.

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines shows how a well- designed publication can

Overview

Designing For Newspapers and Magazines examines how newspapers and magazines are produced. It offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience by advising them on the use of color, text placement, typography and images.

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines shows how a well- designed publication can provide a powerful platform for good journalism. Written by an experienced journalist and newspaper designer, the book details the elements of a good design and provides instruction on how to get the most out of computers and computer-aided design. A final section examines a range of different local and national publications and explains the reasoning that underpins their design choices.

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines includes: how to set up a new publication; planning an edition of a newspaper or magazine; typography and working with text; working with images and technical production; designin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415290265
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Series:
Media Skills Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Function and History of Design 2. Publication Style Technical Data 3. Production Process Printing Processes Colour Print Process 4. Pre-Planning and Copy Tasting 5. Designing Pages Pictures on a Page Text Other Display Dype Some Dos and Don'ts of Design 6. Master Pages, Templates and Stylesheets 7. Typography Devices to Add Interest 8. Words in Type 9. Using Pictures Cropping Pictures Scaling Pictures 10. Using Colour 11. Publishing Ethics 12. Design Masterclass 13. Bibliography and Appendices Glossary Websites of Interest Bibliography

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