Poster Style Guide


  • Size in PowerPoint

    • Use PowerPoint Page Setup size of 56”wide x 34.5” high
  • Header

    • Photo on the left of title (if required)
    • Logo (standard on the template)
      • on the right in the header
      • dynamic (can change size to fit the available space)
      • transparent background
  • Titles

    • Always capitalize the first and last word in a title
    • Capitalize all the other words except for a, an, the, and conjunctions and prepositions of four letters or fewer
  • Body

    • Three columns suggested
    • White background
Fonts

Title

  • Blue*
  • Bold
  • Centered
  • Claibri font size 66 - 88

Authors/Institutions

  • Blue*
  • Centered
  • Calibri size 36 - 44

Support Number (standard on template)

  • Right justified in footer
  • Blue
  • Bold
  • Calibri font size 44

Subtitles

  • White on blue* bar
  • Centered
  • Calibri font 48 - 66

Text

  • Blue*
  • Left justified
  • Calibri font size 36 - 44

Web address (standard on template)

  • Left justified in footer
  • Blue
  • Bold/Italic
  • Calibri font size 44
*Color will be standard on template
  • Printing for major meetings such as AADR, use www.MakeSigns.com

    • Print 36” x 58.43” (The height is the determining number, so it should not be printed taller than 42 inches.)
    • Use wrinkle resistant fabric (suggested) or 13oz scrim vinyl w/ UV & waterproof resistant ink, both available at MakeSigns (You may order a sample of each from www.MakeSigns.com.)
  • Customizability

    • All aspects (header and footer swooshes, logo) are dynamic (i.e., they can be altered to fit one’s needs)
    • Use font size that best suits your needs with the information to be presented and the available space