In graphic design, the role of negative space, often called white space, should not be underestimated. White space is the empty, unutilized space around and between design elements (not limited to the color white). White space can enhance the ... READ MORE
Infographics can be a powerful tool for sharing research findings because they can make complex information more accessible, engaging, and memorable for a wider audience. Examples can include charts and graphs, diagrams and maps, illustrations, ... READ MORE
Social media outlets, like Facebook and Twitter, require JPEGs or PNGs for posting. So, what do you do when you need to post important information but only have a PDF? You have to convert the PDF to the required file type.
NOTE: the following ... READ MORE
A good brochure effectively conveys information and engages its audience through attractive design and compelling content. Here are some key elements that contribute to a good brochure:
Purpose: The brochure should have a clear objective, ... READ MORE
Color plays a role in any printed or digital piece’s overall visual feel and readability. It is vital to have good color contrast so that all users, even those with low vision or colorblindness, can interact, read and understand the content.
Color ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Communications now offers accessible document remediation
UF/IFAS Communications can provide PDF, Word, and PowerPoint remediation, making your documents ADA, Section 508, WCAG, and PDF/UA compliant.
What does that mean?
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Flyers are an effective way to get the word out about planned events. It is essential to use engaging messaging, an eye-catching design that is on brand and resonates with the audience, and a clear call to action to maximize the functionality ... READ MORE
Are you looking for content to use on social media during the holiday months? We have many premade holiday-themed infographics on the UF/IFAS Branding Portal for you to download and post as needed. Navigate to the Branded Infographics page, ... READ MORE
When designing a marketing piece, people often don’t know what size to make the UF/IFAS logos and/or UF/IFAS program logos. They sometimes make them so large they take up half the page. Other times they are so small they are not recognizable. ... READ MORE
At UF/IFAS Communications, the graphic design team motto is “we can design anything from business cards to billboards and everything in between.” Our most common requests are event flyers, posters, retractable banners, reports, newsletter ... READ MORE