Even though I spend a fair amount of time with InDesign, I wouldn’t call myself a designer. That doesn’t stop me from having a couple of things to say about design. In fact, on the Internet you don’t need to know anything about a subject to have an opinion about it. So there you go….
This section goes into more detail on some graphic design fundamentals. Currently the focus is on technical design basics but I hope to add artistic considerations as well at some point in time. Don’t forget to also check the font section of this site, especially the pages about interesting, popular and hated typefaces.
I may not be a designer but I spend years tinkering with other people’s masterpieces, trying to output them on a proofer, an imagesetter or a CtP device. Here is a long list of things that a good designer takes care of so that his or her job gets printed the way a customer likes it.
Adobe InDesign is a pretty robust application but over the years I have had a few issues with it. This page contains a summary of all the troubleshooting tips and tricks that can be found on the web.
Links to other sites, newsgroups, mailing list and books worth reading.