Magazine Design on the Cheap
The Future of Printing: From 1987
I was the art director/production manager for a publishing company that produced several titles in English and Spanish. Profit was paramount so that meant expenses were to be kept low — or non-existent. This can be a challenge in publication design, but not an insurmountable one. In fact, having such constraints can stretch the imagination and force […]
Open InDesign with Open Source
Rush-In to New New York’s Information Access Center It’s 2027, and Quick Printing is celebrating its 50th anniversary. What’s the typical printshop doing? Note: I was the art director, production manager, editor, writer, coffee-maker for Coast Publishing for more than ten years. We produced several magazines, but Quick Printing was the flagship title. I wrote this article early […]
Opening an InDesign document in Scribus It is not possible to edit InDesign documents with a text editor. But, by saving it as an .IDML and opening it in the open source program Scribus, editing functions are enabled. Here’s how I did it: Business Card File in Scribus This worked fairly well. The […]
I have worked as an art director, editor, production manager for many publications. Check out this chart of the titles I’ve been involved with.