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Layers Magazine Offers Special InDesign Advantage Center Online

Press Release

OLDSMAR, FL–(Layers)–1 June, 2006 –The pub­lish­ers of Layers mag­a­zine (www​.lay​ers​magazine​.com) to­day an­nounced the InDesign Advantage Center, an ex­clu­sive on­line col­lec­tion of con­tent de­signed to pro­vide a side-by-side com­par­i­son be­tween Adobe® InDesign® soft­ware and the lat­est ver­sion of QuarkXPress.

The on­line com­pi­la­tion gives cre­ative pro­fes­sion­als in an in-depth look at how InDesign stacks up to QuarkXPress, pro­vides video tu­to­ri­als and tips and fea­tured con­tent from Scott Kelby, Editor-in-Chief of Layers mag­a­zine and Taz Tally, con­tribut­ing writer to Layers magazine.

The Advantage Center al­so fea­tures 25 videos tu­to­ri­als from Terry White, the co-author of InDesign CS/CS2 Killer Tips and au­thor of “Getting Started with InDesign CS2” (DVD) who has gained a rep­u­ta­tion as one of the lead­ing in­struc­tors in Adobe Creative Suite.

As the “How-To Magazine for Everything Adobe”, Layers of­fers its read­ers tu­to­ri­als, tricks and tips for the en­tire Adobe Creative Suite. The new Advantage Center will give those con­sid­er­ing InDesign over QuarkXPress nuts-and-bolts demon­stra­tions of sim­ple to com­plex tasks, ad­vanced tech­niques and im­proved work­flow in InDesign.

Dave Moser, Executive Publisher Layers, states that the mag­a­zine is pro­duced in InDesign and points out the con­cept of the Advantage Center.

“We cer­tain­ly be­lieve that the fu­ture of page lay­out be­longs to InDesign sim­ply due to all the amaz­ing things a de­sign­er can do with it.” Moser re­marks. “Because of that, we took and long and care­ful look at the fea­tures of both QuarkXPress and InDesign in real-world sit­u­a­tions. What we found was that InDesign pro­vid­ed the most ad­vanced, easy-to-master en­vi­ron­ment for the cre­ative pro­fes­sion­al to take their de­sign skills to the next level.”

About Layers magazine

Spearheaded by Photoshop gu­ru and best-selling au­thor, Scott Kelby, Layers mag­a­zine pro­vides cre­ative pro­fes­sion­als tu­to­ri­als and tips for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, GoLive and Acrobat Professional. Layers is a pub­li­ca­tion of the KW Media Group, the par­ent com­pa­ny of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).

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