Nikos Gazetas

Using InDesign for Web Design
The easy path from printed media to the Web

InDesign is a program that is widely known to graphic designers as a magnificent tool for creating print designs and for pagination. Its evolution, though, the past few years allows us to also use it as a tool for web design. Working with the program we can create drafts that allow us to show our clients or our developer partners how we would like the final website to be. In this workshop we are going to use the full extend of the programs capabilities and learn how to use certain tools and panels like liquid layout, animation, multiple object states, buttons, etc. Also, we are going to see how to create wireframes and prototypes that will allow us to demonstrate how the final site will function. The workshop is addressed to designers that have a functional knowledge of the program and want to learn how to extend their knowledge also in the area of designing web pages using InDesign. The participants must bring their own laptops with the newest possible version of InDesign installed, so that they can practice and apply the techniques to be taught during the course.

Days: Weekend 10th-11th March 2018
Duration: 10:00-14:00
Place: Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation

Nikos Gazetas is a graphic designer and DTP instructor. For a decade he has been training professionals and amateurs on Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Lightroom. He has been collaborating with AKTO college of art and design since 2005 and he has been an associate of “Anodos S.A.” authorized retailer of Adobe Systems in Greece. The main part of his teaching is InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. He is an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor for InDesign and Photoshop. He has trained hundreds of people, including members of companies such as OPAP, Plaisio Computers, EKO, ERT just to name a few. He has also started collaborating with the Hellenic American Educational Institution training teenagers to be the next generation of Adobe professionals. As a graphic designer he works in branding, publishing (including digital) and photo manipulation. In the past he has worked in the designing departments for large companies and print shops. Some of the companies and people he has worked with the last few years are the creative agency “Some Think Creative Group”, the offset print shop “Lyhnia S.A.”, the well known fashion photographer Alida Mavroyeni and many others. Since spring 2015 he ia working as a freelancer offering services to the National Technical University of Greece about subjects concerning ePub books.

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