InDesign in a Day

Beginner InDesign Classes in NYC

Learn the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign in this one-day course. Lay out pages, customize text and graphics, experiment with various layouts, and explore unique effects.  By the end of the day, you'll have a new design skillset and you'll be comfortable navigating this powerful software.

During this class, you'll complete step-by-step exercises, helping you create various layouts, posters, and magazine spreads.  You'll work on images and creative text effects while learning the most useful features of InDesign.

This course is located at our design school, Noble Desktop, at 594 Broadway Suite 1202 in SoHo.

Additional discount information is available on Noble Desktop’s website.

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Register for a Class 

$325 6 Hours 594 Broadway, NYC In-person classroom training

This course is offered at our design school, Noble Desktop, in SoHo. View upcoming dates and register for this course directly on Noble Desktop’s website.

Register at nobledesktop.com 

What You'll Learn

  • Create layouts with text, color, and graphics
  • Create a 2-page magazine spread
  • Style text, use color swatches, and format paragraphs

Full Course Syllabus

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Letter Creation

  • Setting Preferences
  • The Control Panel
  • Text Frames
  • Basic Text Attributes
  • Basic Keyboard Shortcuts

Advanced Word Processing/Formatting

  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Tabs

Magazine Ad

  • Setting up a Document Bleed
  • Placing Images
  • Combining Text and Images
  • White Type on a Black Background

More Text Styling

  • Baseline Shift
  • Small Caps
  • Line Tool
  • Making Proper Fractions

2–Page Magazine Ad

  • Facing Pages
  • Color Swatches
  • Defining Colors

Multiple Column Ad with Text Wrap

  • Multiple Text Columns
  • Drop Caps
  • Baseline Grid
  • Text Wrap

The Lawyer Joke Book: Setting it Up

  • Master Pages
  • Automatic Page Numbers
  • Automatic Text Flow
  • Running Heads

The Lawyer Joke Book: Styling the Text

  • Paragraph Rules
  • Baseline Grid
  • Find/Change with Paragraph Formatting