Week 16.1

Tuesday – 12/18/18


Print Your Booklet: Once your InDesign booklet project is ready to print follow these steps:

  1. Open your document and go File > Print Booklet
  2. Under the Print Preset drop-down menu, select Default
  3. Choose your Booklet Type: 2-up Saddle Stitch is recommended
  4. Click the Print Settings button at the bottom of the window
  5. Check to make sure that Computer Center Printers is selected as your Printer
  6. Select the Setup menu (left hand column). Check your paper size and page orientation (should be US Letter landscape = 2x half letters side by side).
  7. Select the Marks and Bleed menu (optional) and uncheck the marks and bleeds unless you are planning to trim your printed document
  8. Click the Printer button at the bottom of the window.
  9. Click Show Details and choose from the Two-Sided drop down and choose Short-Edge binding
  10. Click Print to apply those setting changes (don’t worry, it won’t print yet)
  11. And again, click OK from the second Print window to apply setting changes (we’re still not printing yet)
  12. From the Print Booklet window, click Preview in the left column to check on your formatting
  13. Double check that the preview looks how you want your booklet to print.
  14. If you’re satisfied, click Print


FINAL Checklist

    • ________         Did you answer the question: If You Really Knew Me, You’ll Know That I…
    • ________         Did experiment with Type?
    • ________         Did you limit the design to only 2 Typefaces as required
    • ________         Did experiment with InDesign?
    • ________         Did you use of the gird?
    • ________         Does the design style flow consistently page to page?
    • ________         Is there a sense of narrative page to page?
    • ________         Effective use of typography – are things readable and legible?
    • ________         Materials and project dimensions are correct (Margins, Bleeds, Crop Marks)
    • ________         Presentation is clean and professional.
    • ________         Content contains no errors (grammatical/punctuation).
    • ________         Are you able to name at least 2 designers who influenced your work?Project must be handed in, printed and final digital files, due 12/20/18