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A Basic design workshop for Rural Newspaper Journalists and Designers of Kolar, Karnataka, organised by Karnataka Media Academy.

A Basic design workshop for Rural Newspaper Journalists and Designers of Kolar, Karnataka, organised by Karnataka Media Academy.


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  • 1. Page Design
    by Ravi Hegde
    A Karnataka Media Academy Workshop
    For Rural Kannada Newspapers
    13-8-2009 – Thursday
    Kolar
  • 2. Which is the Good Face?1. Design is the face of Content.2. Design should not be less or more.3. Design should be apt.
  • 3. How Do You Start Designing?
    Which one is first?
    A. Site Plan
    B. Home Plan
    Plan your design to match Newspaper size
  • 4. Different Newspaper Sizes
    Broadsheet
    Slim
    Berliner
    Tabloid
  • 5. What is the purpose?
    Office?
    Residence!
    Daily / Eveninger
    Magazine
    Weekly
    Plan your design to match the purpose
  • 6. Daily & Magazine
  • 7. Whom are you designing for?
    Young, Women, Kids,
    Conservative, Metro etc…
    Plan your design to match the target reader
  • 8. Colour Choice
    Understand reader’s choice
    Use few colours on single page
    Use colours which you can print
  • 9. DESIGN ELEMENTS
  • 10. Text Elements - FONTS
    • Body Font – 1 type
    • 11. Heading Fonts – 2 or 3 maximum
    • 12. Caption Fonts – 1 type
    • 13. Serif and San-Serif Fonts
  • Picture Elements
  • Grid Elements
    Column & Gutter
  • 21. Grid Elements
    Text Inset
  • 22. Navigation Elements
    Panel | Turn Page | Sections
    Trivia : Mast-head not Master-head
  • 23. DesignMoods
  • 24. Leisure V/s Busy Designs
  • 25. Balancing Act
    1. BALANCE
    2. CONTRAST
    3. RHYTHM
    4. UNITY
    5. HARMONY
  • 26. TOP HALF
    Love @ First Site
  • 27. START COPYING!
    How to start DESIGNING?
    How to practice DESIGN?
  • 28. Thank You
    Any Questions?
    www.RaviHegde.com