Quick Answer: How Do I Make A Magazine Cover In InDesign?

Step 1

  • Open up Adobe InDesign and go to File > New > Document.
  • In the New Document window keep the Intent set to Print and from the drop-down Page Size menu choose US Magazine.
  • Set the Margins to 12 mm on all sides, and type in 5 mm into the first Bleed text box.
  • Click OK to create your cover template.

How do you make an attractive magazine cover?

In the great magazine cover battle, here are 50 striking magazines that have delivered winning blows.

  1. Give the issue title pride of place.
  2. Flip the layout.
  3. Use one-point perspective.
  4. Create a laser cut cover.
  5. Showcase a sequence.
  6. Merge the image and the background.
  7. Create impact with imagery.
  8. Experiment with transparent shapes.

How do I make a magazine cover in Photoshop?

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How can I create a magazine?

Part 2 Creating Content for your Magazine

  • Create a list of article ideas.
  • Assemble an editorial team.
  • Find writers.
  • Write the articles.
  • Hire designers and artists to produce exciting new graphics.
  • Organize the layout of your magazine.
  • Design a cover.

What size is a magazine cover?

8 3⁄8” x 10 7⁄8” is an economical and common magazine page size. With that being said, magazine sizes often vary from these two standard sizes. Over sized and under sized magazines can be produced and their cost per square inch is almost always higher.

What should a magazine cover have?

Here are 8 magazine cover design techniques that all designers should know.

  1. Dark on light, light on dark text placement.
  2. Match and complement text color.
  3. Use 3D text behind and in front of the image.
  4. Placing emphasis with backgrounds, bolds, italics, etc.
  5. Combining photography and drawing.

What makes an effective magazine cover?

Below are a few of my tips for creating a successful newsstand magazine covers.

  • Strong focal point.
  • Use of colour.
  • Be consistent but never boring.
  • Typographic hierarchy and shelf placement.
  • Break the rules and make it an event.

Can you make a magazine in Photoshop?

Create a Magazine with Adobe Photoshop. If Photoshop is your design tool of choice you can create a magazine in Photoshop by following a few simple steps. 1. Do not use “Save As Photoshop PDF” as the resulting file size will be too large to upload to MagCloud in a multipage document.

How many pixels is a magazine cover?

The two most common readers will probably be the Kindle (600 pixels by 800 pixels) or the iPad (1024 pixels by 768 pixels).

What size is a magazine?

Common Magazine Sizes. Most common sizes for printing magazines are 8.5 by 11 and 5.5 by 8.5 inches.

What software is used to create magazines?

MS Publisher can be used to produce magazines, but I strongly recommend that any magazine with a budget which can justify buying either Adobe InDesign or Quark Xpress do so. As MS Publisher can saved pdf files, most projects can be printed by reasonably intelligent service bureaus.

What are the parts of a magazine?

There are several important elements in a magazine layout, such as headline, image, image caption, running head, byline, subhead, body copy, etc.

10 Most Important Elements of Magazine Designing

  1. Headline.
  2. Introductory Paragraph.
  3. Body / Body Text / Body Copy.
  4. Bylines.
  5. Sub-headline / Subhead.
  6. Pull Quotes.
  7. Captions for Images.

How many pages should a magazine be?

Publications of all kinds generally print in multiples of 8, 16, or 32 pages, due to the way books and magazines are made. Basically, very large sheets of paper are printed on both sides, folded down to the final page size, trimmed on three sides, and bound.