A lot has been made of the “flat” design trend, but even if you never use bevels and drop shadows, you still occasionally need a way to make design elements “pop.” One way is to use alternative drop shadows that contain other flat elements like patterns, lines, and curves.
In this movie, I show how to fill the shapes of letters with just about anything you like and use them as an eye-catching alternative to the ho-hum drop shadow. Check it out at InDesign FX.
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