Document Design
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document design

How to Cite

Telg, Ricky, and Ashley McLeod-Morin. 2021. “Document Design”. EDIS 2021 (2).


This publication on the document design process is the first of a five-part series on document design. This series also covers principles of document design, elements of document design, graphic file formats, and brochure and newsletter design.

Updates previous version:

Telg, Ricky. 2012. “Document Design”. EDIS 2012 (7).
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