Indesign

InDesign can Print that Booklet for You

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A long time ago at a newspaper not so far away, yours truly got his first real life experience putting together a booklet and using signatures. Back then I was using QuarkXpress 5 and was fresh out of college. Ironically I was never taught anything about Quark at my alma mater so I jumped head […]

Illustrator

Select All Text Objects at Once

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Recently I was working on a project for a client that included some Adobe Illustrator files that would need updated for final printing. It wasn’t anything drastic, just a little darkening of some labels on a technical drawing. The only downside was that there were close to 30 blocks of text that needed converted and […]

Indesign

Write Faster with Smart Text Reflow

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Recently I was asked to redesign an employee recruitment booklet that would need reset in Indesign and would include a lengthy history section. The original text files for the booklet had been lost and only a photocopy dated June 1996 was available My best guess was that the original text file had been on a […]

Portfolio

Kranich’s VIP Loyalty Card Redesign

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These credit card sized vip cards for Kranich’s Jewelers was a redesign. They hadn’t been updated in over five years at the time so I was tasked with updating the look. I decided to go with a more modern look while still keeping the familiar forest green color present in their old design. These were printed on […]

Portfolio

Retail Signage Redesign

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A redesign of the round clearance sign for Kranich’s Jewelers was requested to fit their new in store displays at Kranich’s Jewelers Logan Valley Mall location. I took the original design and reformatted the text into this rectangular shape which hopefully fixed the instillation problems associated with their round version of the sign.