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by Chad Neuman
While teaching layout and design, magazine design and production, and web design at the university level, I’ve noticed a few common mistakes students make while creating designs in either Adobe InDesign or Adobe Photoshop. Here are five prominent bad examples with five corrections for making better publication designs. I’ll provide better alternatives to make various designs more professional. Check these out to avoid those design faux pas, and in the process we’ll learn the design principles of repetition, contrast, alignment, and proximity. Read the rest of this entry »