InDesign Type Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-06-06
  • Publisher: Adobe Press

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This fully updated guide shows students how to create beautiful type for print and web with Adobe InDesign. Using practical examples, loads of tips, and sidebars to provide additional detail, author Nigel French provides a comprehensive overview of all of InDesign's type features, including new features and Creative Cloud features not included in previous editions.


Starting with character formats and then moving through paragraph formats, styles and effects, and layouts, this book teaches all the skills students need to produce beautiful type.


More than ever, modern typographers need to be prepared to craft type that will be used in a wide variety of media, from the printed page to the high-resolution displays of mobile devices, and this new edition of InDesign Type is the perfect guidebook for them.

Author Biography

Nigel French is a graphic designer, photographer, and software trainer based in Sussex, UK. His website is www.nigelfrench.com. 

Table of Contents

01 Introduction
02 Placing and Flowing Text
03 Character Formatting
04 Leading
05 Kerning and Tracking
06 Small (but important) Details
07 Alignment
08 Indents and Spacing
09 Breaking (and not breaking) lines, paragraphs, columns, pages
10 Tabs, Tables, and Lists
11 Drop Caps
12 Choosing and Combining Typefaces
13 Global Formatting with Styles
14 Working with Text Wraps
15 Margins, Columns and Baseline Grids

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