InDesign tutorials

Launched as a simple layout program, InDesign today contains dozens of tools that are capable of much more than designing books, magazines or documents. Whether creating e-books, script automation or liquid layouts, even experienced users regularly come across new and almost unknown functions. Our InDesign tutorials demonstrate basic practices to beginners as well as tricks for more experienced users.

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Our favourite tutorial of the month can be a beginner’s tutorial that demonstrates specific workflows for basic actions in InDesign to new or advanced users, or it can go deeper into the matter and give tips and tricks on designing or orienting typographic layouts, for example.

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Creating a table of contents in InDesign – Basics Tutorial

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a table of contents in InDesign and what requirements have to be met.

How to insert images in InDesign

Adobe InDesign is ideal to create layouts for magazines and catalogues. In our Basics Tutorial, you will learn how to insert, manage and check images in InDesign.

The dos and don'ts of designing the perfect packaging

Packaging design is the art of attracting attention with simple designs. This tutorial demonstrates the procedure using a step-by-step sample project.

How to add bullets in InDesign

Bulleted lists can be created in InDesign with one click. But there are other interesting setting options to put a twist on your layout.

Creating a baseline grid in InDesign

A baseline grid is an indispensable tool to design magazines and newspapers that are clearly structured and easy to read. Learn how to ideally align it in InDesign.

More InDesign tutorials

Learn how to create correct artwork files from our layout experts. Whether basic knowledge or special applications such as creating a spot colour, these tips will support your design workflows through to artwork upload.

Why you should use ICC profiles and what they do

Colour profiles ensure a consistent and predictable print result on different types of paper. All you have to do is install the latest colour profiles and embed them when creating artwork files. But how exactly does this work?

InDesign tutorial: Contour-cut foam board

Signs are everywhere: outside shops, on building roofs, in lobbies, etc. They come in all sizes but their shape is usually square. You can stand out from the signage monotony by cr...

InDesign: Adding, formatting and managing page numberin...

Adobe InDesign is one of the most commonly used tools for creating and editing layouts. If you add page numbers for catalogues or magazines in InDesign, these can be positioned and...

InDesign tutorial: Creating a six page DL folded leafle...

Folded leaflets come in various layouts, shapes and sizes. DL folded leaflets are a smart way to get a lot of information across in an easy to read and handy format. In this tutori...

Embedding fonts with InDesign, Photoshop & Illustr...

Users can choose from an almost infinite variety of fonts: whether the Arial typeface included with Microsoft Windows or the popular Helvetica font to implement your print projects...

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