To make a brochure in Microsoft Word, begin by opening Microsoft Word. In the File menu, click New from Template. Under the Publishing Layout View section of the Templates menu, click Brochures. Select a brochure design from the list provided.
To create your own brochure from a blank Microsoft Word document, select the Layout tab and click the Margins button. Click the Narrow setting. Under the Page Setup sub-menu, click the Orientation button and select Landscape. Under the Text Layout sub-menu, click the Columns button and select the desired number of columns for your brochure. To make your brochure double-sided, put your material on two separate pages in your document, and when you decide to print your brochure, choose the option for double-sided printing using short-edge binding in the print dialog box.
Microsoft Office offers a variety of different options for brochure templates. Many of the designs offered are tri-fold, meaning that the brochure is printed on both sides of a single sheet and folded into thirds, or bi-fold, meaning that the page is folded in half. Some of the given brochure designs may be printed on multiple sheets of paper. Office.com has a variety of additional free brochure templates available for download.