Layout for Design: When to Follow and Break the Rules

Sometimes rules are made to be broken.

In graphic design, rules are established to help designs look clean and purposeful. Many of these rules should always be followed to ensure that your design is conveying your message effectively.

Breaking certain rules can save a boring design, but not knowing how to properly can create a circus.

Whether you are using InDesign, Canva or something else, join us for Layout for Design: When to Follow and Break the Rules and discover methods for creating engaging invitations, newsletters, reports and more.


LIVE February 16, 2023 | 2 PM Eastern

Duration 60 minutes

Recording Available for One Month


Join us for this class or all four sessions of the Color, Type, & Layout: Graphic Design Best Practices. Learn how to create designs that will support your brand. Purchasing this class gives you access to the fourth class in the series: Ask the Art Director.

In this class you’ll discover:

  • The importance of a good layout design
  • Grid, balance, alignment, and scale
  • How to improve readability and pacing in a design
  • How to use photography and type in a layout

This Class is for:

  • Nonprofits
  • Associations
  • Arts & Culture
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Religious Organizations