Notes on Design Elements for Chindogu Poster Content should be focused on a single message. The poster should be a conversation starter. It should be a summary of your work. The intro should get the viewer interested and use the minimum amount of background info and definitions. You should use figure labels and flowcharts. Intro should only be 200 words. See Swarthmore site. Tosney site. Maintain focus. Colors from printer don’t match those on screen. Use borders because the images and text pop out more. See Garrett’s blog. Go to vizcheckservice.com – will show you how people with color deficiencies would see it. Avoid using red and green because people don’t like them. Use symbols and patterns instead of color. Color can make or break a poster. If two areas have a similar subject matter, you may want to use similar colors. There is a tri-fold poster board at Office Depot for 11.98 it is 36 by 48. It comes in white or black. Red and green are associated with Christmas. Red is associated with anger, fire and love. All colors have
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