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Learning Adobe Muse

By : Jennifer Farley
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Learning Adobe Muse

By: Jennifer Farley

Overview of this book

Adobe Muse is an exciting new tool from the world's foremost design software company which allows users to create beautiful and fully functioning websites without writing any code. It provides graphic designers the power to use their print design skills over the Web. This book will help web designers as well as graphic designers to master Adobe Muse quickly. It will provide step-by-step instructions that guide you through building a website with Adobe Muse."Learning Adobe Muse" will teach you how to plan, design and publish websites using Adobe Muse. It starts by covering the tools and interface of the program and moves on to the concepts you'll need to understand for laying out your web pages. You'll learn how to format text using reusable styles, add images, create a clean navigation system, and add interactive elements such as panels and slideshows to your pages and all this without writing a single line of code!By the end of the book you will have created a smartlydesigned, fully-functioning website.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning Adobe Muse
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The power of text

When we talk about text and design, we're not just referring to the type of font we want to use. We need to present our text clearly and in an organized fashion so that our visitors can find the information they need quickly and easily.

Typography is a huge subject in itself and something to which some designers and typographers will devote years of study. Although we can't go into a huge amount of depth on the design of type, it's important to be familiar with the anatomy and categories of type so that we can make informed choices about the typefaces we use.

Anatomy of type

Type is a vital element in any design in which it appears. As well as being a piece of text to read, it can also be viewed as a shape or as a visual element. Before we start adding type to our designs, it's a good idea to understand a little bit about typography and some typographic terms. The following image shows a short visual glossary of some of the terms you will come across when working and learning...