These poster design tips are adapted from the articles resources on this page.
Shorten Text Lines - longer lines are hard to read
Justify the Right Way To the Left - left justifying makes text easier to read
Consider Your Font- It's OK to use more than one but don't use more than two or three. Use an easy to read font
Don't Put the Conclusion on the Bottom- one of the most important parts of poster why put it on the bottom of the poster?
Bigger is Better- Use larger fonts, Title font should be 50+, Body font should be a minimum of 24 size font
Power Point for Design NOT Color Palette- Avoid use of deep colors, primary colors, and dark background colors
Check Readability- Test from six feet away
Use Titles With Messages & Always Title Graphs
Research Findings Should be Obvious
Methods Section Should - Include How you Got your Data
Include Enough Data to Defend Hypothesis
Graphs Should Tell the Whole Story - Remove text can you tell what graphs represent?
Use Graphs Rather Than Tables
Avoid Cluttered Figures
Arrange to Tell a Story- Not in order performed
Rule of Thumb- 50% Graphics 50% Text
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