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Poster Design Resources

Below is a list of links to assist in designing a poster. If you come across a resource that you think should be added to the list, please submit a comment. 

There are many guides to poster design on the web. These resources are a good way to start thinking about what's important and what will work best for you:

Software Tutorials:
  • (through DoIT) *highly recommended* offers excellent video tutorials for nearly every well-known graphics program (as well as some photography tutorials) - and DoIT has made it free for UW-Madison students, facutly and staff.

Don't use low resolution logos when there are quality high-resolution logos to be had! If you need the logo for an institution, try searching for a high-resolution or PDF version rather than copying the tiny low-resolution logo from the website header. Many institutions have logos for print along with a usage policy somewhere on their website. Below are a few resources for print-resolution versions of common logos:

Keywords:poster, presentation, design, layout, logo, logos, tutorial, tutorials, software, graphics, resource,   Doc ID:24688
Owner:Sarah F.Group:Department of Botany
Created:2012-06-14 13:11 CDTUpdated:2015-08-24 14:47 CDT
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