Building Eye Catching Covers

By: Mike Stephens, Senior Graphic Designer at Milestone Yearbooks Have you ever heard the expression “Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder”? It’s been around in print for nearly 200 years, and it shows that design has impacted viewers for a very long time. In the world we currently live in today it’s one Building Eye Catching Covers

Categories: Design & Inspiration, Themes

How to Make the Yearbook More About the Lives of Students

There’s no doubt the school yearbook is all about the school, it’s culture, the staff and, of course, the students. But what is a yearbook about when social distancing and a pandemic has put clubs, sports activities and other activities on hold. Or when school classrooms and hallways are only at half capacity? Well, student How to Make the Yearbook More About the Lives of Students

Categories: Coverage, Storytelling, Themes

Recruiting a Team and Theme

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer You’re the yearbook adviser! Congratulations! And, now you have several volunteers to help…every adviser’s dream 😉 So, what roles should you give to them? This will be much easier when you know the functions of each team member role in Creator Studio: Sr. Editor: Sr. editors function in much Recruiting a Team and Theme

Categories: Planning, Themes, Yearbook Adviser Tips

Yearbook Theme Ideas

Tired of brainstorming and just want to pick a yearbook theme already? We feel ya. Below are some ideas… Mascot/School Colors ____ and Black Attack [Mascot]book [Mascot]gram [Mascot] Unleashed #[Mascot] A [Mascot] ’s Tale Anatomy of a [Mascot] As Good as Gold Bear Necessities Bear Tracks Causing an Uproar Caught Red-Handed Central Time Diary of Yearbook Theme Ideas

Categories: Design & Inspiration, Themes

Make Your Yearbook Theme Stand Out From The Crowd

WHAT’S A THEME? Any good yearbook will have portrait pages, club photos and sports sections. But a great yearbook will use a single element to tie all those sections together to tell a story. The element that’s used to hold all the different parts of your yearbook together is called the yearbook theme. The theme Make Your Yearbook Theme Stand Out From The Crowd

Categories: Design & Inspiration, Themes

Yearbook Theme Development

Once upon a time there was a yearbook adviser; we’ll call her Princess Picaboo (Princess P for short). Princess P was well on her way to creating a dynamic yearbook—one that would be treasured for all of time. But there was one thing missing. Dun. Dun. Dun! A theme. A NECESSARY EVILWhile a theme is Yearbook Theme Development

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Designing with a Yearbook Theme

You have endless options when it comes to yearbook design. Colors, styles, fonts, the list goes on and on. Among those options is the possibility of an overarching theme that ties the entire yearbook together. At first the idea can seem limiting, but weaving a theme throughout the book can actually create a great cohesive Designing with a Yearbook Theme

Categories: Themes