Artboard Layout for Designing

Some of you have been asking me how I start my design process and what tools I use to design. To tell you a long story short, I use Adobe Illustrator CS6 for the initial START of designing everything (except websites). Then I bring it into Indesign or Photoshop. But for most COLLATERAL (print materials) I stay in Illustrator. This is how I start my artboard layouts.   It’s really