Exhibition Display Guidelines 2013

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Exhibition Display Guidelines 2013

  1. 1. Guide toEffectiveDisplays
  2. 2. Three basic steps to planning a successful display:Before you begin, you must..1.Know your target audience2.Know the purpose of your display3.Planto attract/involve youraudience
  3. 3. 1. Know your audience: Ask yourself: Who will see our display? How can we attract and hold their attention? Will our display stimulate “mental” participation?
  4. 4. 2. Know your purpose:You must display your group’s chosen central ideaExample: Discoveries can lead to change. Everything else is optional…concepts, lines of inquiry etc. What is the message you want to share with your audience?
  5. 5. 3. Arouse interest Use visuals Create a focal point Have 3D displays or models Give demonstrations if applicable Make your display “hands-on” if appropriate
  6. 6. Arouse interest•Consider the eyelevel of your audienceboth students and parents
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  8. 8. Display visuals at different levels and NOT on angles!
  9. 9. Stimulate thought with visuals
  10. 10. Use images to tell a story
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  12. 12. Have one strikingfocal point
  13. 13. Encourage all types of participation
  14. 14. “The impact of your display will be strengthened if your audience feels part of it.” Ms D.C.
  15. 15. Create 3D displays if relevant
  16. 16. Make a statement
  17. 17. Use interesting display materialsto make a point
  18. 18. Use authenticdisplay items
  19. 19. THINK: The Principles ofDesign Balance Unity Rhythm/Repetition Emphasis Contrast
  20. 20. Think BALANCE
  21. 21. ThinkUNITY
  22. 22. Think REPETITION
  23. 23. Think EMPHASIS
  24. 24. Think CONTRAST
  25. 25. Create flow… Help the audience know the direction of your display What do you want them to see first? Where do they go from there?
  26. 26. Lettering Use upper case letters for short titles Lower case for longer texts Choose one main font and one for headings Headings must be read from 2.5m away Text from 1m away Just key points!
  27. 27. Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?
  28. 28. Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?
  29. 29. Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?Can you read this?
  30. 30. Headings must be seen over a crowd 30
  31. 31. NO notes on display
  32. 32. NO!
  33. 33. NO! 33
  34. 34. YES!
  35. 35. Computer use.. Is it necessary? Is it engaging? Keep videos to 3 minutes max. Show original work only!
  36. 36. Think Safety Special display items must be secure Do not block other students’ booths Keep walkways clear Let Ms Tan know by Friday 19 April if you need an outlet or a desk (email her)
  37. 37. Display considerations Display must fit the space Make a sketch of your display booth in your journals and have a detailed plan ready for set up including measurements Refer to the Presentation of Findings rubric
  38. 38. Actual boothsLLAC LIBRARY
  39. 39. Have everything ready by 19 April! Remember – a great display is nothing without you being knowledgeable about your focus area No reading from notes – you must know ALL your group’s information so that you are all EXPERTS!
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  41. 41. Set up Monday 22 April
  42. 42. Keep Calm andGOOD LUCK! 42

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