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Our beginner InDesign tutorials walk you through the most essential InDesign skills, giving you the confidence to create and edit all kinds of designs and documents like a pro. Our step-by-step jargon-free instructions making learning InDesign a breeze.

InDesign Basics: Creating your First Document

Create a document. InDesign Tutorial for beginners. How to make a document in InDesign
In this Bitesize tutorial, you will learn how to create a New Document in InDesign, and how to save reusable Custom Page Sizes...

5 Essential Tools for InDesign Beginners

InDesign tutorial - top 5 tools for beginners. Selection and type tools.
Opening up Adobe InDesign for the first time? As a complete beginner the interface can seem a little intimidating,...

InDesign Basics: Working with Images

How to add images images - placing images in InDesign
In this Bitesize tutorial, you will learn how to manage images in your InDesign documents. We'll look at how images must be placed and...

The Beginner’s Guide to Font Pairing

Font pairing - A Guide ot Font pairing
Most layouts look best when at least two fonts are used to set text. Magazine spreads, book pages, flyers,...

InDesign Basics: A Quick Guide to Master Pages

What are master pages in InDesign. A guide to using master pages.
Master pages sound scarier than they are—the principle behind them is actually very simple, and they’re incredibly useful for...

InDesign Basics: Wrap Text around Shapes and Images

InDesign text wrap tutorial
In this Bitesize tutorial, you will learn how to apply a Text Wrap to Shapes and Frames in your InDesign document. Become familiar...

The Beginner’s Guide to Leading

what is leading beginners typography line-spacing how to indesign
In our typography breakdown series, we look at some of the key techniques which have the ability to transform...

How to Export InDesign Documents as PDFs

How to export a PDF in InDesign
Once you've finished creating a document in Adobe InDesign, you'll want to export it to a more useful format,...

Crash Course: How to Format Text Part 1

A guide to typography in InDesign - guide to text formating
'Typography' is a term used to describe how text can be formatted and arranged to make it look attractive...