Last November, we were asked to design a multi-paged template that would serve as the fixed bi-annual newsletter for a non-profit organization.
We began by offering different samples to the client so they could
make an informed choice. This included a combination of table-based and
CSS template layouts. The client ultimately selected the following
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see the actual newsletter.
The template was constructed using tables, but was based on the
"Multiflex-3" CSS-layout by
The header had to be created using exact measurements (900W x 150H)
in order to fit snugly on the allotted second row. Starting with a blank
slate, we added text (bold
Trajan font, color: #424963) with the
client's logo at the end.
Other fixed features for the newsletter included a scrolling menu for
re-occurring notices, articles and reports, member photos with flash
navigation, and customized buttons to be used on a regular basis
(specifically for donation purposes and photo galleries).
The WASHANA newsletter
took quite a bit of time to put together initially. However, now that
the template is basically fixed, future issues will be easier to
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