CreativePro Magazine FAQ

What is CreativePro Magazine?

CreativePro Magazine is the essential HOW-TO magazine for graphic designers, marketing professionals, art directors, educators, production specialists, and every creative who uses pro tools such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and PowerPoint.

Filled with practical, real-world tutorials written by experts, CreativePro Magazine provides independent, valuable insights into how to use these tools more efficiently and design more effectively.

CreativePro Magazine is published as a monthly PDF available only to Professional members. (Note: The premium articles that appear in the magazine are also available individually on to all Professional and Starter members.)

What is changing?

On November 1, InDesign Magazine is evolving into CreativePro Magazine. While we will continue to publish articles about Adobe InDesign, the topics will expand to include Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, fonts, design, PowerPoint, Affinity software, automation, PDF, print, digital publishing, and more.

What is staying the same?

CreativePro Magazine continues to be brought to you by the same editorial team that has published InDesign Magazine, InDesignSecrets, and for over 15 years, including David Blatner and Mike Rankin, with input from our advisory board, including Anne-Marie Concepcion, Erica Gamet, Gene Gable, and more.

The magazine and its articles will continue to be published both as a PDF and online, available only to subscribers.

Why the change?

Just as a carpenter uses more than one tool to build a house, designers construct amazing documents not just with InDesign, but a whole toolbox of apps. So, after 150 issues of InDesign Magazine, it’s time for us to start covering more of the tools that you use.

By bringing you great content on our five core topics — Design, InDesign, Photo, Illustration, and Presentations — we’ll keep you current with all the tools you need to be successful.

Can I still access the back issues of InDesign Magazine?

Yes. InDesign Magazine issues 1–150 will always be available to paid subscribers in the Magazine section of the CreativePro website. The majority of InDesign Magazine articles are also available as individual articles on

What does CreativePro Magazine offer?

Every month, CreativePro Magazine will offer tutorials, reviews, news, and inspirational content covering our 5 main subjects: Design, Photo, Illustration, Presentation, and InDesign.

What about InDesign?

If you love Adobe InDesign, don’t worry: We’ll remain the world’s #1 resource for InDesign users. This evolution is all about expanding the magazine, and offering more tutorials and insights into the tools creative pros use.

Will InDesignSecrets and the InDesignSecrets Podcast Continue?

All articles, templates, and other resources from were merged into in November, 2020. [Read more here.] All episodes of the InDesignSecrets podcast are still available, and a new episode will continue to be published each month.

What if I have more questions?

Just ask! Use our contact form and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.