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DESKTOP PUBLISHING DESIGN Designing a Document You may be asking yourself, “If the message is the most significant part of a communication, why bother with design?” A well-planned and relevant design sets your work apart from others and it gets people to read your message. Just as people may be judged by their appearance, a publication may be judged by its design. Design also helps organize ideas so the reader can find information quickly and easily. Whether you are creating a business flier, letterhead, or newsletter, anything you create will look more attractive, more professional, and more convincing if you take a little extra time to design it. When designing a document, you need to consider many factors: What is the intent of the document? Who is the intended audience? What is the feeling the document is meant to elicit? What is the most important information and how can it be emphasized? What different types of information are to be presented and how can the these elements be distinguished and kept internally consistent? How much space is available? How is the document going to be distributed? Answering these questions will help you determine the design and layout of your
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