Exercise 11.10: Imposition and Binding


To under­stand the basic con­struc­tion of pam­phlets and books from the dig­i­tal pro­duc­tion perspective.


Cre­ate a sim­ple sad­dle stitched book­let using an InDe­sign file.

Background Reading


Using the demon­stra­tions sup­plied in class and files from you class­mates, cre­ate a sim­ple cover and eight (8) page book­let 8.5 in x 11 in with full bleeds. Color is restricted to black and white pages, but cover may use color and card stock. Num­ber the pages using auto­matic page num­ber­ing fea­ture on the mas­ter pages. PDF ver­sions of imposed files in appro­pri­ate D2L dropbox.


  • The fol­low­ing rubric posted on D2L will deter­mine exer­cise score: Exer­cise Grading


Adobe Inde­sign, book fea­tures, print book­let, PDF cre­ation, bind­ing, fold­ing, trimming


Adobe Inde­sign, printer, paper, cover stock, nail file, sta­pler, thread or den­tal floss, needle


Wednes­day, April 3, 2019. Exer­cise Given.

Mon­day, April 8, 2019. Exer­cise Due. Bound book­let, trimmed to final size, for review and imposed files in appro­pri­ate D2L dropbox.