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InDesign Training

InDesign Training News from American Graphics Institute.

What is InDesign

  • Published on August 2, 2020
What is InDesign

InDesign is a desktop publishing software application for creating flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, and books. Projects created using InDesign can be shared in both digital and print formats. InDesign is used by graphic designers, artists, publishers, and marketing professionals. It is developed and produced by Adobe Systems and is available individually, or as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud. InDesign was previously available as part of the Creative Suite.

How to become certified in InDesign

  • Published on February 24, 2020

As the author of 10 books on InDesign, including the official Adobe InDesign certification preparation book, I’m often asked how to become certified in InDesign, or how to get InDesign certification. There are several options for getting certified in InDesign. All of the options to become certified in InDesign require you to have good InDesign skills and an understanding of how to effectively create and share content using InDesign.

There are three options for becoming certified in InDesign:

10 years of InDesign training provides a history of InDesign

  • Published on August 10, 2018
10 years of InDesign training provides a history of InDesign

American Graphics Institute first started delivering InDesign training courses a full decade ago. While InDesign was still in development, and the first version not yet released, Adobe approached AGI to develop a training program to roll-out InDesign globally. Adobe sent AGI instructors around the U.S., Europe, and Australia to deliver InDesign training seminars and workshops for prospective customers.

How to Learn InDesign

  • Published on February 7, 2018
How to Learn InDesign

Learning InDesign is important for modern marketing professionals, visual designers and graphic designers. InDesign is a versatile digital publishing application used for creating printed and digital content including flyers, brochures, books, magazines, newspapers, and posters. It is used by millions of professionals globally. InDesign projects can be printed, saved as PDF file format, or exported into a variety of other digital formats including the digital book format EPUB.

How InDesign training helps you

  • Published on February 5, 2018
How InDesign training helps you

Learning InDesign helps you to create print and digital content ranging from newsletters to brochures, from multi-page publications like magazines, newspapers, and books to single page flyers. All these items can be distributed in print or digital format. InDesign training provides a way to learn the most efficient way to work within the application, shortcuts that can save time, along with processes and best practices to make certain your projects are of the highest possible quality.

Learn InDesign: Five options for learning InDesign

  • Published on February 1, 2018
Learn InDesign: Five options for learning InDesign

If you are working in marketing, design, or publishing, or looking to find a job in these fields, it’s important to learn InDesign. This is because Adobe InDesign is the most widely used tool for creating brochures, flyers, marketing materials. It is also used by most newspapers, book, and magazine publishers. Almost any professional document can be enhanced if you learn to use InDesign effectively. Here we look at some of the most popular options for learning InDesign and where should start.

InDesign CC 2017 Review and New Features

  • Published on November 9, 2016
InDesign CC 2017 Review and New Features

With updates  to the Creative Cloud apps it is a good opportunity for AGI to provide an InDesign CC 2017 review and new features overview. If you already have a subscription to the CC apps, it likely makes sense to get the latest version of the Creative Cloud, as InDesign makes it difficult to share files with users of older versions of the app.  Because of this, even if you don’t need the features added with InDesign CC 2017, if you share InDesign files with others for collaboration or workflow, you will still want to update to the latest version.

Magazine to Digital Transition Challenges Time Inc.

  • Published on September 15, 2016
Magazine to Digital Transition Challenges Time Inc.

Digital competition, shifting media consumption habits, and shrinking print circulations continues to challenge Time Inc’s storied magazine brands. Time Inc. is the publisher of many of the most widely known brands, including Time, Sports Illustrated, People, and Fortune. American Graphics Institute has provided InDesign training and other Creative Cloud training classes to Time Inc. staff, including employees all these individual publications for more than a decade.

Best ways to learn InDesign

  • Published on August 11, 2016
Best ways to learn InDesign

The best option for learning InDesign varies from person to person based upon learning style, ability to travel, and availability to dedicate time to gaining a new skill. The best ways to learn InDesign include:

 

InDesign Digital Classroom CC 2015 - 2016 book available

  • Published on July 13, 2016
InDesign Digital Classroom CC 2015 - 2016 book available

American Graphics Institute has released the fully updated InDesign Digital Classroom CC 2015 - 2016 book.  Written by the same experts that teach InDesign training classes at AGI, the book includes 14 chapters of introductory through advanced materials.

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