I like how some of the text is black over a white background, and some of it it off to the side in a purple/pink box with white writing. I could incorporate this into the yearbook by using colored boxes offset with differently colored text inside.
25 Color Palettes Inspired by Beautiful Landscapes
Picking a color and/or shape to carry throughout the magazine design could be simple way to design this dynamically. [Design: Triangles, Red, white and black brochure layout. Visual identity concept / Strassenfeger by Rene Bieder, via Behance]
What I like about this layout is placing a picture into a circle and having much white space that looks clean. And I also like the contrast - black and white images and a coloured background. - what's my cue by anibushry