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The Non-Designer’s InDesign Book: Essential design techniques for print projects by Robin Williams

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10. Try this!

This chapter is filled with design projects that you can recreate as practice or use as templates for your own work. As in any field of art, recreating a piece teaches you so much about working in that field and with those tools.

This chapter should also inspire you to create your own Idea File—pages you have torn from magazines, printed from the web, received in the mail, copied from a book cover, etc. Whenever you see something that you recognize as good design, file it away for yourself. When you have a project to work on, pull out your file and browse through it for ideas. Don’t worry about copying—the project inevitably becomes your own as you develop it with your own information and graphics.

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