Document Design

The layout of the text, use of headings, colour, photographs, graphics and charts can all be part of an integrated design using MS Word.

JONO Design can recycle old PDFs by converting them into MS Word documents, which can then be redesigned, refreshed and kept up-to-date.

MS Word templates can be designed to incorporate your brand, allowing you to easily create documents and publications.

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The brief:

The solution:

graphics from the original PDF were recreated and incorporated along with images. The formatting and style of the PDF was designed into the Word version. Text boxes are used to contain the content within a fixed structure.

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Learning in Local Greenspace Project Summary inside

convert a PDF into an MS Word document. Format the Word document so that it can be updated while ensuring that the structure and number of pages is maintained.

The brief:

The solution:

the design of the template includes: image placeholders; tables and boxes for text; corporate colours and styling. A footer graphic and set of icons were designed and integrated into the template. A user guide sets out how to add content to the template.

Clyde Marine Plan Word Template
Word Template Guide

create a template in MS Word for a regional marine plan that can be updated and amended by staff as it goes through different stages of consultation.

The brief:

The solution:

the MS Word template includes: graphic elements; image placeholders; text boxes; 3mm bleed; printer crop marks and fold indicators. An accompanying user guide sets out how to populate the template and prepare it for print by saving as a PDF.

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A4 tri-fold leaflet template colours

create four A4 tri-fold leaflet templates in MS Word that follows the corporate design, enabling staff to add content and send to print without the need for specialist graphic design software.

The brief:

The solution:

the design incorporates an indicator wheel that provides a colour coding for the priorities in the plan. Tabs in the margins denote each chapter. The text is formatted consistently and laid out in a clear and engaging way to ensure that the plan is accessible and appealing to a wide audience.

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Children's Services Plan pages

design and layout of a children's services plan to include graphics, charts, tables, children's artwork and quotes.

The brief:

create a new design for an updated guide on managing access to the outdoors, including formatting, layout, editing, proofreading and amending and creating technical drawings.

The solution:

the design uses icons to illustrate the content and signpost each section. Technical drawings were created in the style of the originals. The guide was produced in MS Word to allow minor changes in the future, and also supplied as a print ready PDF and a digital PDF.

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Outdoor Access Design Guide pages

The brief:

create community plans and action plans that allow six different partnership areas to add their own content, while retaining the same structure and design.

The solution:

MS Word templates incorporating a curve design that echoes the partnership's logo, providing a subtle yet modern look. The templates set the structure for the plans, using bold images and heading styles, supported by the design of the headers, footers and tables.

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Local Community Plan pages

The brief:

convert a PDF of an existing document into MS Word to allow guidance on local landscape designations to be updated and redesigned.

The solution:

a clean and fresh layout and graphic style, incorporating image place holders that can be updated; design of case study MS Word templates that can be used to illustrate best practice in applying the guidance.

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Landscape Designations case study template

The brief:

disseminate the key benefits the natural environment can play in the development of strong local communities.

The solution:

a report that integrates pictures, graphics and colour to present clear messages about the important contribution of the natural environment to the target audience.

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Natural Benefits page
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