Your Assignment

Using all the skills we’ve practiced to date, you will build the layout shown in the provided design guide. You’ll be replicating the design in the guide. There may be very small differences, like different line endings. That’s ok.

Document Creation

Create a single-page document with 2p0 margins all around. Make sure you adhere to all the settings shown below.

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Make sure you save your document like this (with your own name):

Appleseed, Johnny, Group 1, VW.indd

This will make it that your folder will automatically be named properly once you’re done.

Setting Base Paragraph Styles

As soon as you’ve created your document, make sure you set your Basic Paragraph Style to Lubalin 9pt.

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Create a Base Sans that uses Futura Book, 9pt. You’ll be basing everything that’s in Futura on this paragraph style.

Everything that’s in Lubalin needs to be based on the Basic Paragraph Style.

Paragraph Styles

Style all the text as directed on the provided design guide.

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Master Pages

Set up guides on the A-Master, which you’ll rename A-Base. Create horizontal guides using Layout > Create Guides… Make 6 rows of horizontal guides aligned to the margins.

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Placing Images

Place the photo of the car as wide as two columns. You’ll use the File > Place… command to import the photo. Once you have a loaded cursor, drag the photo into place.