Posts from April, 2010

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Tutorial Roundup for Getting Started with InDesign

InDesign is my application of choice for any large scale print jobs. Any project that is made up of multiple pages is a breeze with InDesign’s advanced desktop publishing powers. This roundup of tutorials is especially for those of you looking to get started with InDesign. Follow these guides to learn all about specific tools, or go through complete design projects step by step.

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Graphic Design Book Giveaway for Premium Members

The generous Angela from Angela Patchell Books has kindly donated 6 books from the 100’s Visual Ideas series to giveaway to Blog.SpoonGraphics Access All Areas members. Three copies from the titles ‘Packaging & Labels‘ and ‘Formats, Folds & Bindings‘ are up for grabs, with each being packed full of endless Graphic Design inspiration. What’s more, each book comes with an accompanying CD full of templates for designers to use in their everyday work. Premium members, log in to your account to find out more about the six copies on offer, and submit your comment to be in with a chance of winning one for yourself!

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The Making of 3 – A Limited Edition Poster Design

To celebrate the third birthday of Blog.SpoonGraphics, I took the time to work on a special personal design project to create a limited edition poster design to mark the occasion. Here’s a detailed walkthrough of the design process, showing how the design of “3” was conceptualised as a sketch, constructed in Illustrator and given some digital polishing with a range of final touches in Photoshop.