Laurie Ruhlin

Laurie has been teaching and creating with Adobe software for over 20 years. She is an Adobe Certified Instructor in InDesign and Illustrator and an active user of many of the Creative Cloud programs in her graphic design business. She provides classroom and custom training both live and online as a consultant. She has been a CreativePro Week speaker for the past 4 years.

In addition to her teaching and speaking, she is a graphic designer, developing brochures, catalogs, newsletters, logos and interactive documents for a wide variety of clients. She is the author of several courses for and also recorded a course for Ajar Productions – Creating your First Interactive Document with InDesign and in5. She is a writer for InDesign Magazine and has several videos on the InDesign Secrets YouTube channel. From her diverse graphic design and consulting work, Laurie brings a wide variety of real-world knowledge into the classroom.

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  • Object Styles: The Secret Power Tool
  • InDesign Animation and Interactivity
  • MSOs and More: Next Level InDesign Interactivity
  • Exporting PDF for Print and Digital Documents
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