25 Unique Adobe InDesign Tutorials for Newbies

Masters of the Adobe software suite often lean towards graphic design or web development. When creating documents for print this can easily be transcribed in both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. However, Adobe InDesign allows you to create entire projects such as a magazines, online e-books, cover pages, flyers, etc. But most people just haven’t had the time to learn how to utilize these features!

If you are feeling bold check out the showcase collection below. I put together 25 beginner-intermediate level tutorials which will get you more familiar with InDesign. Once you understand what can be accomplished it may change your entire workflow!

Business Card Design

Starting a New Document

Placing an Image

Magazine Cover with InDesign

Publishing an iPad Magazine

Creating Percentage-Based Styles

Hidden Gems: The Story Editor

InDesign: Creating PDF Forms

How to Mirror a Layout

InDesign Next Paragraph Feature

Creating an Interactive Portfolio with InDesign CS3

Bleed and Layering Master Pages

Magazine Design (Part 1 of 3)

Improving Your Workspace Layout

Basic Page Numbering

Preparing for Print Services

How to Batch Replace Characters and Glyphs

The Layers Panel in CS5

Setting Margins with InDesign CS5

Creating Compound Frames

Notes and Comments in CS5

New Document Window Explained

Crop Markers in CS4

Conditional Text for InDesign CS4

Writing an Effective Book Document

Jake is a researcher and writer on many design & digital art websites. He frequently writes on topics including UX design, content marketing, and project management. You can find more work on his portfolio and follow his latest tweets @jakerocheleau.

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