Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Magazine Spread Design

No description
by

Steve Wiant

on 9 February 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Magazine Spread Design

Fonts - Typography
White Space
Flow
Successful Designs
A few elements that make a successful magazine layout?
Basic Elements
& Concepts

Magazine Layout Design
Fonts
Balance
White Space
Flow
Contrast:
This can be done with size, weight and proportions.
Readability:
The point of type is to be read!
Fonts To Avoid:
Some fonts are overused. When these are used it seems like the designer is just being lazy. Beware of crazy fonts!

- White space is the space that is not filled by any objects.

- White space helps to create a clean look.

- Your text should not be up against the page sides or other elements.
- It is important that your eye flows nicely through the layout. The eye should not bounce around.
Bad!
Do and Don't of
Magazine Spreads
DO: Make text easy to read by using contrasting colors.
DON'T: Place dark text on dark backgrounds or light on light background.
DO: Break up your text in small columns so they are easy to read.
DON'T: Use wide columns of text.
DO: Arrange images carefully across gutter.
DON'T: Put faces or important info in the gutter.
DO: Use a pull quote or design elements to draw interest.
DON'T: Miss opportunities to draw interest into your design.
DO: Use your right and left pages to your advantage.

DO: Make your text and images work together.
DON'T: Think of them as separate units.

Magazine Vocabulary
Headline
- the title of the article
Intro
- the start of the article formatted differently than the body.
Folio
- always includes the page number and can include author, magazine name, date, etc.
Pull quote
- used to break up a large body of text.
Credits
- authors and photographers
Critique
1. Look at the following spreads and think about which one catches your eyes and what spreads don't.
2. Type the title of the spread that you like best and type the title of the spread you like the least.
3. Thinking about what you just learned, explain why you selected those spreads.
(8 mins.)

We will then share with a partner before discussing as a class.
Design 1
Design 2
Design 3
Design 4
Design 5
Headline
Intro
Credits
Folio
Pull quote
Gutter
- where the pages come together.
Gutter
Bad
Part of Mag. Spread
Full transcript