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Homework Exercise :
Page Layout: Working with scale.

You are a Graphic Designer working for the Rolling Stone Magazine. Your Art Director has asked you to create a two page layout for an upcoming article.

1. Read over page 42 in Thinking with Type, on using scale.

2. Review Fred Woodward, AIGA Medalist designs... 1 | 2

3. Review past student work: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

4. Choose a person, place or thing. (ex: Brad Pitt, New York City, or Mobile Phones)

5. Choose one word, acronym, or adjective (ex: Pitt, NYC, Smart) to use as a main headline.

6. Use "one" paragraph of placeholder text, along with a jumpline (ie: Continued on page 67)

7. Combine the one word with a photograph to illustrate usage of scale. Note: The photograph has to interact with the type.

8. Using InDesign, develop a two page spread, baseline grid and/or document grid for a 17" width x 11" height spread.

9. Place the text and photographs onto a document grid and baseline structure.

10. Finally, package native files with a PDF and place on the server space provided.

 

 

 

 

 

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