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Fonts and Text Size

The text of your poster must be readable from a distance of four feet.The following font sizes are suggestions as you begin organizing your poster layout. You will need to experiment with the sizes and adjust to fit. All adjustments should be consistent (e.g., all headings should be the same size).

  • Title: 85 point
  • Authors: 56 point
  • Headings: 44 point
  • Sub-headings: 36 point
  • Body text: 24 point
  • Captions: 18 point

Tip: Use italics to emphasize words (not quotation marks). This will help avoid visual clutter.