Common Types of Magazines Layouts Techniques

A well-designed layout makes a magazine easier to read. There are many different layout techniques that can be used for the visual arrangement of a magazine.

  • Simple Grids Layouts

  • Asymmetrical Layouts

  • Modular Layouts

  • In-Folio Layouts

  • Pull Quotes

Brochure Layout Design

6 Impressive Design Tools for Magazines in QuarkXPress

QuarkXPress continues to evolve, the trusted choice for magazine design for over 40 years. Design exceptional magazines layouts for print and digital with unmatched ease and power.


Layout Design

Create visually appealing magazine layouts with QuarkXPress at ease manipulate images, adjust sizes, apply effects, and position. Use powerful graphic and illustrations tools to produce a stunning magazine.


Interactive Elements

QuarkXPress allows you to add interactive elements to your magazine such as hyperlinks, videos, audio clips, slideshows, and buttons. Use interactive features to develop the reader’s experience and engagement with your content. 


Text Effects

In QuarkXPress use a variety of text effects and enhancements such as text wraps, outlines and drop shadows options. With the help of these features, produce text in such a way that helps to create dynamic layouts in your magazines.


Stock Images

Stock Images palette allows users to use high resolution royalty-free images from Unsplash, and Pexels. Add these images to your magazine layout within the QuarkXPress application by dragging and dropping them in to your project.


Adaptive Layouts

Use adaptable layouts within QuarkXPress to ensure your magazine content is readable and accessible across various devices, including desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones.


Digital Output

Once your magazine layout is complete, you can export it in various digital formats in QuarkXPress like ePub, HTML5, PDF and many more. Each format has its own advantages, so choose the one that best suits your distribution needs.  

Imaginative Magazine Layout Made in QuarkXPress

Made by Chris Martin – Executive Creative Director

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Why Users Love Using QuarkXPress

It is tremendously easy to set type for page layout applications such as magazines, books or pamphlets/flyers.

– David O

I love the simplicity of laying out my design projects like books, magazines etc. I’ve been using QuarkXPress for over 25 years now.

– Sue A

From simple brochures to books, magazines or creative design, QuarkXPress is capable of handling the job. Additional features like HTML engine, mobile app and eBooks are a plus.

– Leonardo C

When it comes to magazine layout design for
print and digital publishing, QuarkXPress is #1

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