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Magazine Design: How to Create Impactful Layouts

A course by Extract Studio
Design Studio. London, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2021
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Learn to bring order and clarity to stories worth telling by exploring the fundamentals of editorial design, from layout and typography to composition and imagery

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  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn to bring order and clarity to stories worth telling by exploring the fundamentals of editorial design, from layout and typography to composition and imagery

Are you ready to engage your readers with content-led editorial design? Christopher Vickers is the co-founder and creative director at Extract Studio, a holistic branding design studio based in London. Christopher has worked with a wide range of clients including The British Fashion Council, Boxoffice Pro, Teeth, and designed the book So You Want to Publish a Magazine.

In this online course, Christopher delves into the foundations of design work that bring compelling articles to life. Learn the essentials of editorial design and produce your own feature article for a magazine from scratch.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 12 downloads

An Introduction to Magazines
9 minutes, 12 seconds
The Anatomy of a Magazine
16 minutes, 29 seconds
Our Editorial Approach
11 minutes, 10 seconds
Our Brief and Solution
8 minutes, 7 seconds
Typography
8 minutes, 53 seconds
Margins and Grids
16 minutes, 56 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (2)
  • 713 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 19m)
  • 12 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Design and produce the layout for a feature article in a magazine of your choice.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn about editorial design and improve their digital design skills.

Requirements and materials

You should be familiar with, and have access to InDesign.


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713 Students
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Chris Vickers is co-founder and creative director of Extract Studio. He gained a BA in Graphic Design from the University for the Creative Arts in 2011 and has worked as a professional designer ever since.

With Extract Studio, Chris has collaborated with a diverse set of clients ranging from global organisations and tech-start-ups to publishers of all sizes. Extract’s work includes collaborations with a wide range of editorial clients including; Boxoffice Pro, Teeth, Another Escape, The Beautiful Truth, and a Laurence King published book, So You Want to Publish a Magazine.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Foundations, Preparation, and Magazines Deep Dive

    • An Introduction to Magazines
    • The Anatomy of a Magazine
    • Our Editorial Approach
    • Our Brief and Solution
  • U3

    Production and Design Phase

    • Typography
    • Margins and Grids
    • Content and Photography
    • Composition: Opening Spread
    • Composition: Layout of a Feature Article
  • U4

    Post-production

    • Proofing and Review
    • Preparing for Print
    • Additional Resource: To Learn More
  • FP

    Final project

    • Editorial Design for Magazines

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Magazine Design: How to Create Impactful Layouts. Design course by Extract Studio Best seller

Magazine Design: How to Create Impactful Layouts

A course by Extract Studio
Design Studio. London, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (2)
  • 713 students