Country Poster

 Country Poster – Promotional Design

Instructions
INTRODUCTION

Create a PROMOTIONAL poster for a place anywhere in the world.
Represent the place through pictures to show the feeling, design, and color of your place.
The only copy (text) to appear on the poster should be the name of the place.

SPECIFICATIONS
Copy:                     The name of place ONLY – no other text.
Size:                       15 x 22~ or 20 x 30”, horizontal or vertical. (That’s a minimum of 4 sheets of paper)
Media:                    cut paper; sketches, drawings, no color restriction. – USE A VARIETY
Layout:                   Use Elements of Design, including the Golden Ratio when designing the poster.
DO NOT:               Use a computer to create the poster – it should be made in a collage style by hand

THINGS TO THINK ABOUT

  • Symbols that Represent your location (Countries: Eiffel Tower, Maple Leaf, Pyramids)
  • What is typical of your location? (foods, animals, costumes, items, technology)
  • What do you want to highlight about your place? Culture, Nature, activities or History?
  • What ‘feel’ do you want to end up with – what colours would work, what shapes would be good?

STEPS

  1. Make a sketch with some ideas
  2. Write a short paragraph, what is your ‘message’ what Design Elements are you using.
  3. GET THIS APPROVED BEFORE YOU START TO DESIGN YOUR POSTER!
  4. Create your poster

KEY CRITERIA: Preliminaries done, Message, Elements of Design, Overall Appeal
CHALLENGE:

Do not use any items cut from magazines or printed from the internet. Here simple is better and will pay off!

Gallery of Samples