Poster Design: Some
   Hints and Tips
James Cheshire, UCL Department of Geography
             spatialanalysis.co.uk
     ...
• 2 Posters
• 5 Tips
1st Poster:
1

• Know your audience
     • Probably the hardest aspect to get
        right.Certainly the easiest to get
        wrong!
2

• Know when to stop.
     • More content != More impressive.
     • 80/ 20 rule.
3


• Include something eye-catching.
4


• Show your poster to critical friends and
  non-specialists (before it is printed!!).
5
• Use a good graphics package:
     • Adobe Illustrator (Vector)
     • Corel Draw (Vector)
     • Inkscape (Vector, fre...
Poster 2:
Favourite Poster?
    james.cheshire@ucl.ac.uk
       spatialanalysis.co.uk
         @spatialanalysis
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Grad school poster_talk

  1. 1. Poster Design: Some Hints and Tips James Cheshire, UCL Department of Geography spatialanalysis.co.uk james.cheshire@ucl.ac.uk
  2. 2. • 2 Posters • 5 Tips
  3. 3. 1st Poster:
  4. 4. 1 • Know your audience • Probably the hardest aspect to get right.Certainly the easiest to get wrong!
  5. 5. 2 • Know when to stop. • More content != More impressive. • 80/ 20 rule.
  6. 6. 3 • Include something eye-catching.
  7. 7. 4 • Show your poster to critical friends and non-specialists (before it is printed!!).
  8. 8. 5 • Use a good graphics package: • Adobe Illustrator (Vector) • Corel Draw (Vector) • Inkscape (Vector, free) • Adobe Photoshop (Image) • The GIMP (Image, free)
  9. 9. Poster 2:
  10. 10. Favourite Poster? james.cheshire@ucl.ac.uk spatialanalysis.co.uk @spatialanalysis
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