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How to Design your Poster

Steps for Designing in PowerPoint

This video [13:21] shows you how to make a poster, based on your abstract, in 7 steps: 

  1. Size
  2. Content and layout
  3. Extra content
  4. Inserting images
  5. Fonts
  6. Colours
  7. Lining up text boxes

Visual Design Considerations

This video [3:53] gives great advice about visual design do's and don'ts!

  • Cut down on text
  • Tell a story
  • Let your poster 'breathe'
  • Choose the right colour palette
  • Size matters
  • Don't go crazy with fonts
  • Think of a concise, interesting title
  • Reconfigure your figures
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