After selecting the page size I wanted the first thing I did was to create rows, column and gutters. This will help me layout my magazine in an aesthetically pleasing way.
Rule of thirds layout:
This is most likely going to be the standard grid I will use throughout as it works very affectively. Of course there will be pages that don’t use this layout but I can force myself singing this regularly.
Magazine Layout plans:
For this I have been experimenting with different layouts using the following key – red = text box and blue = image
Front cover layout ideas:
I experimented with both symmetrical and asymmetrical layouts using different grids.