Los Angeles InDesign User Group

Regular Meeting



Type Tips and Tricks


Thursday, October 20, 2016

6:15-9:15 p.m.

West Hollywood Library

Community Room

625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, California 90069




Gain expertise on typography and InDesign. Hear tips and techniques for choosing, combining, setting professional level type, including:


• Hyphenation and justification settings

• The importance of paragraph, character, and object styles

• Managing widows, orphans, and runts

• Working with layout and baseline grids



About the Presenter


Nigel French is a graphic designer, author, artist, and trainer based in the feisty town of Lewes, East Sussex, UK. He is author of InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, published in its third edition by Adobe Press, and more than 30 titles in the lynda.com online training library. He also writes a type-related column for InDesign Magazine. His website is www.nigelfrench.com—one of these days he will update it.





Parking is free for three hours in the parking lot below the library. Parking is free for one hour in the lot south of the library.



Farthest Attendee


The person who travels the farthest specifically to attend the meeting will receive her or his choice of any one deal at MightyDeals up to $50.00. You  need to prove to us that you traveled farthest to attend this meeting. Having recently moved to the area from somewhere else won't cut it. Be prepared to show us indication of your current residence—perhaps a driver's license or a utility bill. Decision of the administrators of the Los Angeles InDesign User Group is final.





LAIDUG meetings are free. The group is supported by raffles of donated prizes. No one is required to participate in the raffles. Raffle tickets are: $3 for 1, $5 for 2, $10 for 5, $20 for 13, $40 for 30. $50 for 45 and $100 for 100. All major credit cards are accepted.



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