This is another popular design tutorial that a lot of my viewers have enjoyed watching.
I’ve decided to create this tutorial because one of my other InDesign tutorials was getting a lot of views and thought probably this one will do well too. Fortunately, my prediction was not only true, but this tutorial has exceeded more views than the previous one. So if you want to learn further on how I design my daily planner, make sure to watch the video below.
In this video, I will personally show you step by step on how to design this daily planner from scratch using only basic InDesign skills.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to:
- Find inspiration on Pinterest
- Personalizing your planner according to your needs
- Designing your daily planner in InDesign
- Using interesting fonts and graphics to enhance your printable design
How to Design a Daily Planner Printable in Indesign
The Benefits of Using a Daily Planner
You can definitely design your own daily planner simply by watching my design tutorial above. But here are a few reasons why you should consider using a daily planner in your daily routine:
A planner can help you keep track of important deadlines, appointments, and events all in one place. By having everything written down, you won’t have to rely on your memory or worry about forgetting something important.
When you have a clear plan for the day, it’s easier to stay on track and avoid distractions. You can break down bigger tasks into smaller, more manageable steps and prioritize your to-do list to make sure you’re making the most of your time.
When you know exactly what you need to do and when you need to do it, you can reduce the anxiety that comes with feeling overwhelmed or unprepared. Plus, checking off tasks as you complete them can give you a sense of accomplishment and motivate you to keep going.
Improve Time Management
By scheduling your day in advance, you can make sure you’re making the most of your time and avoiding last-minute scrambles to get things done. This can help you be more efficient and effective in both your personal and professional life.
Having a structured plan for your day can actually free up mental space and help you be more creative. When you’re not constantly worrying about what you need to do next, you can focus on the task at hand and come up with new ideas and solutions.
Overall, using a daily planner can be a great way to stay organized, increase productivity, reduce stress, improve time management, and boost creativity. Give it a try and see if it works for you!
If you want to design faster in InDesign, I recommend learning their shortcut keys.
Did you know that InDesign contains about 407 shortcuts? This is almost impossible to remember and that is why I’ve created a ONE-PAGE Indesign Cheat Sheet that I usually use while working on my printable in Indesign. They are the basic shortcuts which is really all you need to get started with InDesign.
If you love this tutorial, then you’ll love this tutorial too on how to design a weekly planner printable in InDesign.
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Want to Edit This Printable?
If you like this printable from my tutorial, you can purchase this template from my store and start editing and personalizing your daily planner today!
Learn Basic InDesign for Beginners
In addition, if you want to learn the very basics of InDesign, I have a mini InDesign course for beginners which I think you will appreciate. You will also get my bonus practice sheets, templates, cheatsheets and more.
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