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How to Make the Most of Your Yearbook Back Cover 1457 950 YOLO

How to Make the Most of Your Yearbook Back Cover

Did you know that the back cover of a magazine is the most expensive and desired space for brands to advertise? This is a coveted spot for a reason – it takes up 50% of the outside design and has a 50% chance of being displayed face-up!  With so much focus on your yearbook cover,…

20 Autograph Page Designs for a Successful School Keepsake 1700 1133 YOLO

20 Autograph Page Designs for a Successful School Keepsake

Leavers’ books and yearbooks are keepsakes that students can look back on for decades. Most important are the personal touches like photos, stories and an autograph page! These features make your publication unique and fun to reread over and over. An autograph page is usually at the end of the publication. Here, students can leave…

Yearbook Contents Pages
15 Unique Yearbook Contents Page Designs for Better Navigation 1700 1022 YOLO

15 Unique Yearbook Contents Page Designs for Better Navigation

A large yearbook needs to be easy to navigate. Page numbers and topic sections provide structure and a system for your book. A contents page or table of contents can then inform the reader where each section is located. The contents page is typically on Page 1 of the yearbook. Each section title can be…

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The Best Yearbook Covers and Page Designs of 2020 1885 1169 YOLO

The Best Yearbook Covers and Page Designs of 2020

Every school has its own identity, stories and vision. This results in a wide range of creative yearbooks that we get to be a part of each year! Below are a few of the school yearbooks from our clients in 2020. We hope these designs inspire your next yearbook and show the range of what…

2021 graphic design trends
New Graphic Design Trends on the Scene in 2021 1920 1357 YOLO

New Graphic Design Trends on the Scene in 2021

After a challenging 2020, the best place to look is forward. 2021 calls for new beginnings and new graphic design trends! This year, optimistic, imperfect and fun designs are taking centre stage – so keep reading to learn what styles are in and how to make the most of these trends! Flowers & Foliage Depuis…

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2021 Colour Trends to Better Your Yearbook Design 1920 1323 YOLO

2021 Colour Trends to Better Your Yearbook Design

An excellent colour palette can make good design great, so it’s important to get it right! From monochrome to metallic, colour can pique curiosity and convey emotion. In this article, YOLO has rounded up the top 2021 colour trends to help you find your perfect palette! Black, White & Colour The Public Theater 2020-2021 Season…

2021 Typography Trends
2021 Typography Trends & How to Use in a Yearbook! 1900 1267 YOLO

2021 Typography Trends & How to Use in a Yearbook!

Fonts play a huge role in design by setting the tone and providing personality! Designers are always adopting new trends and revisiting old ones. The New Year is a perfect time to see what people are currently loving and what trends we may want to try out this year. Here are some innovative typography trends…

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Great Design & Why It Works! 1600 1486 YOLO

Great Design & Why It Works!

There is more to great design than just looking nice – it must also be functional and easy to navigate. Finding the balance between creativity and function isn’t always easy, and relies on following some design principles. Below are some key design styles as well as some inspiration to spark your creativity! This includes some…

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Is Futuristic Design the Way Forward? Tips & Styles for Yearbooks 1920 1280 YOLO

Is Futuristic Design the Way Forward? Tips & Styles for Yearbooks

There is nothing like a new decade to remind us of the future. Futuristic and retro-futuristic design are big for 2020 and are easy to include in a yearbook! From fonts to photography, create a unique yearbook that is perfect for the digital age. Futuristic Colours There are different ways to achieve a futuristic palette…

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How to Create a Fun Primary School Yearbook 1920 1280 YOLO

How to Create a Fun Primary School Yearbook

School yearbooks can take on any tone and theme that you want. A formal publication, sentimental keepsake or a chance to market to prospective students. But for a primary school yearbook, a publication that is engaging and fun should be top of the list! A fun yearbook relies on a friendly tone, interesting design and…