Algonquin College Graphic Design Program Computer Graphics Course Curriculum Algonquin College Graphic Design Program Computer Graphics Course Curriculum

Laguiole Layout

Apps Used: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign

Today, we'll build this layout in InDesign using all the software skills you've learned to date. We'll take it through to production, preparing all the files for press.

This is a formative assignment

That means that you'll be learning and practising new software skills. This assignment contributes to your final grade in the course. This work will be graded as either:

Complete Incomplete

If needed, I will provide written feedback on your performance.


About Laguiole


Laguiole, pronounced la-yol, is a fine cutler from France. They’ve been making knives for hundreds of years. They’re used by everyone from farmers to fine dining aficionados. You can see their products and read about the company here.

Your Assignment

You’re going to build this layout in InDesign. You’ll do the basic construction of the file on your own. Once you’re done, we’ll review how it was built. We’ll fix what needs to be fixed.

After the review, I’ll walk you through prepping this for printing on an offset press.


Document Setup

These are your setting for the document setup.


Formative Activity

Build the page layout based on the skills you’ve learned to date and the content provided.

Supplemental Links

What you'll submit:


Make sure your InDesign document is named LastName-FirstName-#-Assignment-Name. # is your group number So,

Appleseed-Johnny-1-Laguiole Layout.indd

Check your font usage to only include Adobe Fonts. To do so, go Type > Find Fonts . There should only be Adobe Fonts in the list.

Check your image usage in the Links panel. Make sure there are no warning icons in the panel.

Once this is done, save your document, then package it using File > Package . The resulting folder will already be named properly. Zip-compress the folder by right-clicking on it, then choosing Compress... .


Failure to submit your files as directed will incur a proportional loss of points. If your file/folder is not named with your name, you will earn a zero. Why?