Category Archives: Research Poster Design Tips

Resizing a Poster

This great little app is now showing on our home page at postersession.com. Often, you’ll want to start with a template from a colleague or a poster you created in the past. The conference where you are presenting has different size … Continue reading

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Putting Type in a Photo

Putting type in a poster photo can be problematic, since the photo can vary from light to dark. Dark type can’t be seen in dark areas, and vice-versa. Often you’ll want to put type in a photo to label or … Continue reading

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Type and Background Color in Research Posters

One of the problems of looking at your poster on the screen is that it will often be brighter than your poster will print. That’s because your computer screen is lighted from behind, and your poster is not. Lots of … Continue reading

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How Do I Design A Research Poster From Scratch?- Part 1

We know that you want your poster(s) to look great when you are presenting your research. That’s where we come in! One of our favorite stories is that of a customer who was at a conference, and knew she was … Continue reading

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How does printing on fabric compare to printing on paper?

We’ve been printing on our foldable fabric for over three years now, and the acceptance has been terrific. Our customers are telling us that they love it! It’s convenient, saves them trouble at the airport, and looks great. Our fabric … Continue reading

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Can I carry my poster on a plane?

The short answer is, it depends on the airline, but you will more than likely be able to bring your poster tube on the plane. You can typically put the tube (as one of your 2 carry-ons) above in the overhead … Continue reading

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Poster Design with Justified Text

Most paragraphs that we see on research posters use the standard “align left” text that you see on the first example to the right. Choosing this option, which is the default in PowerPoint, gives what we believe to be the … Continue reading

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