Inspiration

Browse some incredible InDesign work from across the world to inspire your next project...

Perfect Fonts for Magazine Covers

A well-chosen typeface can pull together a magazine cover, and make it instantly attractive, contemporary and relevant.  Scroll down to discover some of the best...

Best Fonts for Books: The Only 5 Fonts You’ll Ever Need

As the saying goes—if it ain't broke don't fix it. Books are a classic print format and, even with their transition into the eBook...

Stationery Design Inspiration

Whatever your age, you simply can't shake that back-to-school feeling when Fall comes around. Luckily, designers have given a distinctly grown-up twist to these drool-worthy...

Cookbook Design Inspiration

Cookbooks are an endless source of print design inspiration, combining atmospheric photography with enticing typography and tantalising colour.  Find inspiration for your next publishing project with our...

Beautiful Ads: Print Ads To Inspire

Print ads have certainly stood the test of time—continuing to astonish, shock, challenge and inspire viewers. Some of the best ad designs are the...

Print Design Trend: Sophisticated Flat Design

Flat design is the hallmark of mid-century graphic design, but designers today are finding a new relevance in the style and producing gorgeous print work...

Book Cover Trend: An Aerial View

Many of the most striking book covers you'll spot on the shelf these days use a tried-and-tested formula—aerial photograph + minimal typography = a...

Magazine Design: Essential Guide to Cover Design

These stunning magazine covers use surprisingly simple design tricks and techniques to achieve an eye-catching effect. Be inspired by these fantastic examples of beautiful cover...

Typography: The Best Free Fonts for Print

We love a new print design-friendly font here at InDesignSkills, and we like it even more if it comes with a free commercial licence! Read on...

Color Inspiration: How to Use Color in Your Designs

Colour is at the heart of successful print design. These stunning designs use the power of colour to transform their layouts from dull to decadent....

Typography: Awesome Fonts for Creative Branding

Well-chosen typography can take your branding designs from so-so to spectacular, but choosing the right font to use in logo design, and across stationery...

Poster Design Inspiration

Posters are a tried-and-tested, high-impact format for advertising films or events. Here we take a look at poster designs which combine photography and typography for dramatic effect,...

Five Ideas for Creating an Effective CV

You might be dipping a toe back into the job market or looking for a way to wow the recruiter at your dream company. These candidates...

Business Card Trend: Painterly Designs

These business cards take minimal type and embellish it with a beautiful splash of watercolour. And the look works across all sorts of industries...

Flyer Design: Eye-Catching Inspiration

Step out onto the street today and it seems likely at some point you'll be handed a promotional flyer of some sort. But what...

Typography: Playful & Creative Type in Print Design

Simple tweaks to typography can dramatically alter print designs. A bold choice of typeface, size, rotation or colour can lift your InDesign artwork to new...

2015 Design Trend: Modern Vintage

With the New Year beginning, here at InDesignSkills we're casting a beady eye over last year's dominant design trends and predicting what will be...

Typography: Perfect Fonts for Magazines

Magazines make the perfect canvas for fantastic typography. Your choice of font can transform layouts from dull to dramatic, and instantly create a sense of atmosphere, style...

Fantastic Fonts for Book Covers

Typography can make or break a book cover design. The extensive variety of typography on covers is mind-boggling - from conservative serifs to charmingly...

Card Design: Bold and Beautiful Greetings Cards

'Tis the season for sending out greetings cards, welcoming in the festive period and the New Year. From creative corporate efforts to hand-crafted letterpress...

Typographic Logos: 10 Rules for Success

When crafted with care, typographic logos have the potential to be elegant, efficient and sometimes even iconic pieces of design. Restricting yourself to InDesign (with a workspace orientated...

Bottle Design: Beautiful Wine Label Designs

With the holiday season fast approaching, we thought we'd take a look at something a little more indulgent here at InDesignSkills. Wine and other...

Book Cover Design: Return of the Hardback

With recent reports that people are beginning to fall out of love with e-readers, and returning, at least for some of their publishing purchases,...

Menu Design: Our Pick of the Most Delicious Designs

Menus are an integral part of any dining experience. If care and attention has been put into the design of the menu, then it's...

Cover Trend: Birds with Hand-Drawn Typography

Inspired by one of our favourite covers of the year, H is for Hawk, we shall be paying tribute to a subject favoured by...

Book Design Inspiration

Front covers often steal the limelight. Let's take a few moments to appreciate what’s inside the cover. Discover ten books that showcase excellence in book design. Each project...

Magazine Design: Exceptional Layouts and Covers

From arty, independent publications to expertly-pitched commercial efforts and high-end fashion tomes, there is a wealth of exceptional magazine design out there. Get inspired for...