Let's Create a 3 Page Magazine Spread in InDesign

Hello designer! This in-depth tutorial is minimally edited so you can follow along with my entire workflow for a 3 page magazine spread with a full page ad. This includes goofs we are bound to hit along the way because not everything works the way you expect when you are designing!

Enjoy bonus nuggets of info as I make decisions on color, layout and complimentary design elements.


Looking for more magazine layout tips? Dive into these in-depth tutorials.

Magazine Feature Article Layout in InDesign
Understanding Magazine Signature & Page Count
— Magazine Article Text Tips

Understanding Page Count & Signatures in Magazines

You start designing your magazine or publication, add pages as needed only to get to the Print to Booklet time and realize you don't have enough pages. What gives right?

This tutorial will drastically change the way you start your publication designs and help you keep your page count in check from the very beginning.

Here's what you'll learn:

Looking for more booklet and magazine tips? Dive into these in-depth tutorials.

— Booklets in InDesign
— Adobe Distiller & Print to Booklet Tips

Magazine Article Text Tips // DESIGN LIKE A PRO

Take your magazine design to the next level with this quick and easy method of working with text in your magazine articles. Learn how to extend text across multiple pages, maximize text in the space you have available and more!