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Graphic Design Exercises Catalog (Art Gallery)
(Archived from 2019)
To learn design principles as it relates to publication design. To learn InDesign production techniques by recreating a 28-page catalog.
Publication design involves multiple pages. The strongest way to unify a multi-page publication is with a consistent typography system (style sheets) and a consistent grid system. Grids do not need to constrain the designer. Instead, the grid design should allow for maximum flexibility within a system. In fact, the most interesting publications contain "violations" of the grid, bringing variety to the publication.