Sign Design

Sign Design

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A Few Tips & Tricks

Design Principles

First and foremost, remember the 3 steps of good design:

  1. Learn the principles.
  2. Recognize when you’re not using them.
  3. Apply the principles. 

Always follow the 6 basic design principles:

  1. Balance
  2. Proximity
  3. Alignment
  4. Repetition
  5. Contrast
  6. White space

Effective Signs

When creating a sign, you should think about the following elements:

  • Enhanced with color and images
  • Full-color Graphics
  • Borders help focus attention
  • Visibility from a typical viewing distance
  • Noticeable
  • Readable

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Contrasting Colors:

Below are some effective contrasting color suggestions:

Poster & Flyer Design Tips

Follow specific tips for flyers can also be extremely beneficial.  

  • Be bold
  • Maintain your margins
  • Limit your choice of fonts
  • Use color like a designer
  • Choose strong images
  • Use high-resolution graphics
  • Present clear information, in a clear way

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