Swatches in the Adobe Suite

Using Swatches to create Visual Identity

Swatches can be exported and imported across the Adobe Suite, allowing you to brand logos, content and message clearly and easily. This tutorial explores how to do that in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Keep an eye out for .ase files that you can download. For example, explore the Pantone site for on trend color or download KU’s visual identity colors. .

Table of Contents:

00:17 – Accessing swatches in CC libraries
00:34 – Saving out swatches from Indesign
00:52 – Loading swatches in InDesign
01:19 – Importing Swatches to Photoshop
01:37 – Loading swatches in Illustrator