Designing an Interactive Lifestyle Magazine with Angelo Montilla – 2 of 2


Join graphic designer Angelo Montilla as he designs the layout for a modern lifestyle magazine using InDesign. Over the next two days, he’ll create three unique spreads sharing his process for font selection and exploring the color theme tool. As an added bonus he’ll add interactivity to the magazine to enhance the reading experience!

Guest Angelo Montilla is a graphic designer based in Windsor, Ontario.

Host Alex Lazaris is the Creative Director of Lazaris, an independent brand studio based in Portland:

Join us LIVE on Behance:

00:00 Start
03:00 Recap of yesterday
04:20 Shortcut for guides and outlines
08:00 Placing images into the spread
09:00 Scaling image elements within a project
16:50 How to “show hidden characters”
25:00 Select Subject text wrap
01:02:00 The importance of naming layers
01:04:50 How to access and use object states
01:22:00 Testing buttons before finishing a project
01:44:00 Embedding youtube videos into an Indesign project


Date: September 11, 2021

One thought on “Designing an Interactive Lifestyle Magazine with Angelo Montilla – 2 of 2

  1. These two videos helped me A LOT. That's the first time I'm using InDesign and these were the videos I chose to start learning it. Didn't regret!

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