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Poster Series Design // InDesign

Project Published 6/3/18 Last updated on 6/3/18


To create a series of 3 event posters for [Our Town] First


1. Research poster design. Find 50 examples of posters you both a) like and b) fit with the client. Events to choose from:: Storybook Holiday, Arts Walk, Appalachian Festival, Derby Day, Cruisin’, Shamrock Shuffle, Beautify the Burg, Block Party, Dog Splash. Poster size is 11x17 PORTRAIT (and only portrait orientation for this!). Poster is to be created in InDesign for the final layout but you may build imagery using Illustrator and Photoshop to incorporate into your work.

2. Sketch! Sketch time! Complete a minimum of 3 sketches PER poster (so 9 total...3 of 1st, 3 of 2nd, 3 of 3rd)

3. Create! Create your posters! Incorporate their branding in order to help maintain a consistency throughout the posters. They should feel like they belong to the same company/organization.

4. Upload! Upload the PDFs to blackboard by the duedate.

Grade breakdown:
20 pts:: research link

20 pts:: 9 sketches

60 pts:: Poster (x3)

Project Due::__________(end of class)

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • Illustrator

    Create beautiful vector art and illustrations.

  • InDesign

    Craft elegant layouts at your desk or on the go.

Age Levels
1+ Week
Content Standards
Print & Digital Media Publication with Adobe InDesign
Communication and Collaboration, Research and Information Fluency, Creativity and Innovation, Technology Operations and Concepts, Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Decision Making
CC License
Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
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