Exercise – Cover Page


The word “magazine” is derived from the Arabic word makhazin, or “storehouse,” and was generally meant to mean a collection of related material all bundled together in one package. In the tablet and social media age, the idea of a “magazine” is returning to its storehouse roots. Functionally, a magazine still represents the idea of a bunch of thematically-related stuff curated together as one package — but just about everything else is up for grabs. Great magazines also contain a magical spark, and that’s where definitions get squishy. If a magazine is something more than just a collection of stuff, then what is that other stuff?


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  • Due Date: Tues, Nov 16 @ 2:00PM
  • File Name: LastName_Cover.pdf
  • Software: InDesign
  • Resources: Magazine Anatomy

In InDesign, design a Front Cover for a travel magazine called Travelizo. Use a conventional magazine size, 8.5 inches x 11 inches. You’ll need to use the assets below for the logo. You have creative freedom on everything else.

Requirements for Cover
Tag Line
Cover Art
Price Information
Bar Code

White Logo: View Here
Black Logo: View Here
Alternative: View Here
Main Font: Intro Rust
Alternative Font: Montserrat

Export the finished page into a PDF document. The file name should be LastName_Cover.pdf

Then submit the file through the Assignments tab on Canvas.