I’m speaking at PePcon in Chicago

It gives me great pleasure to announce that I’ll be speaking at PePcon 2014 in Chicago this year. For those who are unfamiliar with the conference, PePcon (“The Print + ePublishing Conference”), is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) conferences that focus on InDesign, print and digital publishing. It is hosted by David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, 2 renowned InDesign specialists. This is the second time that I’m able to speak at the conference (first time was in Austin, TX in 2013), after having attended the conference for the very first time in 2012 in San Francisco, CA.

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Adobe DPS workflow infographic

I recently created an infographic to help clarify the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite workflow to clients at City Desktop Training where I work as a trainer. It gives an overview of the production workflow from InDesign to a published iPad application.

You can also download a PDF version here.

If you’re interested in learning more about creating interactive documents or applications using InDesign and DPS  you can always book a training session through them.

Adobe DPS infographic


Reduce the total ink in CMYK images using Photoshop

CreativePro just published a step-by-step tutorial I wrote that describes how to reduce the total amount of ink in your CMYK images.  Having too much total ink in your CMYK document is a pretty common problem. Sure, there is a total ink limit option embedded in your CMYK ICC profile but that doesn’t stop you from boosting the colours a bit more in Photoshop after a conversion to CMYK.

You can read the full article here on the CreativePro website.