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Get Inspired: Design Inspiration for your yearbook

Get Inspired: Design Inspiration for your yearbook 2048 1786 YOLO

All great design starts with great inspiration! Regardless of whether you are new to yearbook design or a professional, we all benefit from viewing the work of others. Not only…

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Yearbook cover design

First Impressions: Judging a yearbook by its cover

First Impressions: Judging a yearbook by its cover 2048 1353 YOLO

We all know first impressions are important, and these judgements can be quick to form! Within seconds, people are able to decide whether they like and trust a person, a…

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Design tips for yearbook

10 Design Rules for the Perfect Yearbook

10 Design Rules for the Perfect Yearbook 2048 1365 YOLO

With so many moving parts involved in designing and producing a yearbook, it is very easy to get stuck with overcomplicated design, competing styles, and mistakes when it comes time…

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2019 design trends

Currently Trending: Design trends for 2019

Currently Trending: Design trends for 2019 2048 1365 YOLO

Complement your yearbook content with some eye-catching, on-trend design! Last year, we wrote about the emergence of retro design, bold colours and geometric shapes for 2018. These are still popular,…

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Choosing Fonts

Let’s Talk About Text: Choosing fonts for your publication

Let’s Talk About Text: Choosing fonts for your publication 2048 1365 YOLO

Fonts are like people – each one has a unique personality! Your font choice is a crucial element of your design style and will play an important role in setting…

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In-house or Outsource Computer Screen

Yearbook Design: In-house or Outsource?

Yearbook Design: In-house or Outsource? 1150 921 YOLO

The new school year is underway, and projects like the school yearbook are probably not very high on your to-do list. Making some early decisions about how you will produce…

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glitch effect

Basic Design Principles for Yearbooks

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Have you heard of the glitch effect? It’s a modern design trend that makes photographs looked like they’ve glitched; perhaps a distortion or a cluster of visible pixels. Then there’s…

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abstract design

Design Inspiration for 2019

Design Inspiration for 2019 2048 1368 YOLO

They might say that ‘screen design is the new design,’ but not when you are producing a yearbook for print. School yearbook design has come a long way, even in…

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Design Style Guide

How Local Landmarks Can Help Design Your School Yearbook

How Local Landmarks Can Help Design Your School Yearbook 2048 1322 YOLO

The creative options in yearbook design are endless — colour choice, fonts and the style you select will all influence the final product. It can be a little overwhelming! To…

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Cover Design - Westlake Girls Highschool

How to Design a Captivating Cover for Your Yearbook

How to Design a Captivating Cover for Your Yearbook 789 500 Camille Lowe

At YOLO, our years of experience have taught us that sometimes people do judge a book by its cover. That’s why we recommend spending a little extra time to create…

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