InDesign for Production for Book Publishers
Course detail

This unique InDesign course in London is tailored to the needs of production staff who need to understand the InDesign Basics to check files before sending them out for print.  The aim is to build a good understanding of the way InDesign files are constructed and what can go awry.  You will be shown easy ways to check the files and to correct errors.

You will cover familiar problems including managing fonts, checking image resolution, document size and trims, correct use of layers for text and special finishes, checking colours and transparent elements.

Who is the course aimed at?
Production staff and others who are responsible for handling and checking files
  • Identify and correct errors avoiding costly mistakes
  • Check colour, image and font usafe
  • Check page size and trims
  • Learn how to correct files confidently
  • Understand and check co-edition elements
  • Get a better understanding of the workflow
  • Learn how to set up and use pre-flight profiles
  • Learn the correct settings for creating PDFs

Mark is a brilliant trainer and the course covered everything I wanted to know and more!

Kylie Hamley, Walker Books

Course summary
1st Feb
1 day
9.30 am
5.00 pm
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Mark Bracey
£395 plus VAT - freelancer rates available
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Mark is our InDesign trainer and has worked in book publishing as a designer and trainer for nearly twenty five years. After studying graphic design Mark worked for various design studios before taking on a training role at Dorling Kindersley. While at DK he advised on best practices for book creation and ran a team of in-house DTP staff. Following DK's merger with Penguin, Mark worked as a key member of the management team responsible for the group's migration to InDesign. Mark is currently Publishing Manager for InXmedia Ltd and continues to work 'hands-on' designing and typesetting books as well as being responsible for print production and publishing activities within the company.