Designing with Gradients
How to create smooth color blends without leaving your layout program.
The human eye likes variations in color—to see one rich color smoothly transition into another. It reminds us of the evening sky, the ocean, or the way firelight dances across a wall. It’s easy enough to create this effect in almost any design program. But to get a truly sophisticated gradient, you’ll want a powerful tool with plenty of options. For many years, designers preferred creating gradients in Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop, but these days, gracefully blending colors has never been easier in InDesign. No need to jump from one program to another when you can do it all in one place, right?. . . .
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