Design

Yearbook page headings

How to Perfect Your Yearbook Page Headings

How to Perfect Your Yearbook Page Headings 1920 1335 YOLO

Yearbooks are content dense and rely on good formatting and structure to make sense of the madness! Page headings help to organise content and inform the reader of the subject…

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Design rules and myths

Design Myths: Rules to break in your school publication

Design Myths: Rules to break in your school publication 1500 1001 YOLO

There are many Dos and Don’ts in design – use contrast, limit fonts, maintain whitespace! These guidelines are useful, but generalised rules can also restrict creativity and originality. Here we…

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colour palette combinations

Colour Palette Ideas for Your Next Yearbook

Colour Palette Ideas for Your Next Yearbook 1800 1211 YOLO

A cohesive colour palette plays a larger role than just making a page look pretty. Maintaining consistency with colour ensures that your design flows from start to end. For yearbooks,…

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Free fonts

20 Great Free Fonts for Your 2020 School Yearbook

20 Great Free Fonts for Your 2020 School Yearbook 1500 1001 YOLO

There are a lot of great fonts on the market, but many are expensive or hard to find. YOLO has compiled a list of great free fonts that are easy…

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Yearbook spread

YOLO School Yearbook Design from 2019

YOLO School Yearbook Design from 2019 1920 1440 YOLO

The best design inspiration usually comes from seeing what others are up to! When speaking to yearbook coordinators, one of the most common requests we get is, “We would love…

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Illustration and typography

2020 Design, Illustration & Typography Trends for Yearbooks

2020 Design, Illustration & Typography Trends for Yearbooks 1920 1280 YOLO

In the large world of design, new styles of illustration and typography are always popping up! For 2020, we have collected the trends in branding, publishing and websites to help…

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Yearbook design

How to Maintain Simplicity in a Busy Yearbook

How to Maintain Simplicity in a Busy Yearbook 1800 1350 YOLO

A yearbook full of content is a good thing for both your school and the reader. School events, important notices and great photography should all be highlighted – but how…

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2020 Colour Trends

2020 Colour Trends for Your School Yearbook

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With a new year and new decade in full swing, let’s predict what will be big in colour for 2020! Colour plays an important role in a school yearbook. It…

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Cartoon background design

10 Page Background Ideas for Your Yearbook

10 Page Background Ideas for Your Yearbook 2027 1351 YOLO

Backgrounds are the canvas of your page and can be as detailed or as simple as you would like. While hidden behind writing and photos, your page background plays an…

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Design Movement

Movement in Design: How to create a visual path in your yearbook

Movement in Design: How to create a visual path in your yearbook 1621 859 YOLO

Yearbook content may be static and two-dimensional but that doesn’t mean it needs to look that way! Creating the illusion of movement helps to carry the reader through the yearbook…

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