Design a random Wikipedia article

The website Wikipedia has a “random article” button on the left. Click it. Provided the result is not extremely long or extremely short, copy the text out of the page and typeset it using your typeface on 8.5″ wide by however long.

You may take the organization and aesthetics of it as far as you want, but the main goal is clarity. You are not replicating their format, but using their hierarchy. It is also another excuse to have you work in inDesign. Consider using tabs, paragraph styles, character styles and other parts of inDesign that you have not yet had a chance to use.

Tile your printouts to make a long verticle page or print on a plotter. Start this in class and let’s look at it next week.


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