Design an Interactive Publication with InDesign and Bütton

A course by Sergio Ortiz Ruiz
Graphic designer, creator and Director of Muster Magazine. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 11/16/2013
, Graphic designer, creator and Director of Muster Magazine

Create a digital magazine, portfolio or catalogue for iPad and iPhone

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (179)
  • 3830 students

Create a digital magazine, portfolio or catalogue for iPad and iPhone


  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (179)
  • 3830 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 23 Lessons (4h 32m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever


In this course, Sergio Ortiz -Graphic designer, Creator and Director of the magazine Muster Magazine- will teach you the necessary tools to create an interactive digital magazine, a professional book or a catalog of products.

You will learn to add videos, music, links, buttons, sounds, pass images, slide text and pages, a variety of effects that will make reading become a new experience totally different from the traditional and all, in a simple and intuitive and, above all, without having to program or generate any code.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Stop thinking on paper and think digital
  • U3
    U3. The tools
  • U4
    U4. Let's do it!
  • U5
    U5. Colorin Colorado...
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin to get to know better the work and influences of Sergio Ortiz, as well as how Muster Magazine is and is born.

Then you will leave aside the marked standards of the editorial design on paper knowing the characteristics of digital navigation, key aspects of UI and UX and the use of fonts for devices.

Then you will get in touch with the tools to use, InDesign and the free Bütton plugin, learning to install it on your computer, iPad and iPhone and discovering workflow when organizing all the files and images in order to have everything ready for Export your project.

Once you know the tools, it will be time to get down to work. You will know how to customize the workspace and learn to add pages, animation effects, special actions or touch, pass images, sound and extras such as links and maps.

Finally, you will know how to export your project and the differences between Single App or kiosk.

What is this course's project?

Create a small digital magazine, a portfolio or a catalog for a brand and make it for iPad, iPhone or both.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To designers, illustrators and creators in general who want to enter fully into the world of interactive publications, who love editorial design and who are committed to the creation of content with a different touch.

What you need

You will need to have basic knowledge of InDesign CS6 or higher and download the Bütton plugin, a free tool necessary for the creation of interactive publications and that Sergio Ortiz will teach you to use from scratch.

In addition, you must have an iPad 2 or higher or an iPhone 5 or higher. And of course, a computer.


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Sergio Ortiz Ruiz

A course by Sergio Ortiz Ruiz

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Graphic designer, creator and Director of Muster Magazine

Sergio Ortiz is Graphic Designer, Creator and Director of the magazine Muster Magazine, born in Barcelona and passionate about Design and everything that surrounds him.

In his work he always seeks to create innovative and visually stunning products. Its main objective is to improve the graphic image of a product, but above all, its functionality and customer satisfaction are excellent.

He is currently very focused on the world of digital publications, a field that has opened the doors for lecturing and teaching courses in different festivals and design schools.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • Muster Magazine, what it is and how it is born
  • U2

    Stop thinking on paper and think digital

    • A new way of reading
    • Pros and cons of a digital publication
    • UI ≠ UX
    • Typography for devices
  • U3

    The tools

    • What tools are we going to use and why?
    • The workflow
  • U4

    Let's do it!

    • What are we going to do?
    • New document and first tools 1
    • New document and first tools 2
    • New document and first tools 3
    • Animations 1
    • Animations 2
    • Animations 3
    • Special actions or "touch" 1
    • Special or "touch" actions 2
    • Pass images
    • Time to add sound
    • Additional features
  • U5

    Colorin Colorado...

    • Export your project
    • Single App or kiosk?
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design of an interactive publication with InDesign and Bütton

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Design an Interactive Publication with InDesign and Bütton. A Design course by Sergio Ortiz Ruiz

Design an Interactive Publication with InDesign and Bütton

A course by Sergio Ortiz Ruiz
Graphic designer, creator and Director of Muster Magazine. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 11/16/2013
  • 97% Positive reviews (179)
  • 3830 students