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Layouts

This page showcases some layout work from a few different classes. It includes a newsletter, book cover, and magazine. Laying out text is challenging. It’s important to keep the text legible while keeping the pages attractive and easy to read.


Newsletter


For the newsletter assignment, we had to design a three-page newsletter of our choosing from scratch. Since I’m a bit of a yarn nut, I made one about fiber art. The copy and some of the images are not mine (see credits at the end of this page).

Newsletter Layout 1
Newsletter Layout 1
Newsletter Layout 2
Newsletter Layout 2
Newsletter Layout 3
Newsletter Layout 3

Book Cover


For the book cover assignment, we had to design three coordinating dust jackets. The author and the books could be real or made up. I am a big Neale Donald Walsch fan, so I chose him and made up three books using text from one of his products. The artwork is the same image on each cover; I cropped it and resized it differently for each one.

bk1Book Layout 1
Book Layout 1
Book Layout 2
Book Layout 2
Book Layout 3
Book Layout 3

Magazine


For the magazine assignment, we had to create a four-page spread from a real magazine of our choosing. Still the fiber nut, I chose to replicate pages from Spin Off magazine. We had to research the content before doing the layout, so the copy is a mix of different websites. One of the most challenging parts of the assignment was trying to identify the fonts the original publisher used!

Magazine Layout 1
Magazine Layout 1
Magazine Layout 2
Magazine Layout 2

Credits


Newsletter
Copy: Stacey Budge-Kamison, Franklin Habit, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Scarf Photo: JennyRaye (Ravelry)
Inspiration Point Photo: Jordann (Pinterest)
Sheep image, Ginger Cat Knits ad, and Yay for J: Jaime Shafer

Book Cover
Copy: Neale Donald Walsch
Author Photo: Google Images
Artwork: Robert Burridge

Magazine
Copy and Photos:
Atelier Madam Butterfly
Ravelry
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