Your Assignment

Volkswagen banner image

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 Futura PT Book 9pt.

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

Futura PT 9/12 means that it's 9 point type size and 12 point leading. It's expressed nine over twelve.

Paragraph Styles

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

design-guide

Master Pages

You’ll be placing the VW logo and the blue frame on A-Master page. Make sure the blue frame extends all the way to the red bleed line.

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.