Basics of Page Design. Page designers want readers to be able to proceed in an orderly manner as they scan page and move effortlessly from story to story. The basics. One format dominates American journalism – modular format
Always start with the art. Find your dominant photo. Put that in. Then add that text. Move on to next photo. How will you anchor the page, make it even?
Remember to vary. Usually 54 to 66 is biggest you will go.
*Add a mugshot*Enlarge a display photo*Add a liftout quote*Add subheads (if appropriate)*Add more display type (if possible)*Lead out your story