How Posters Work
This exhibition was on display from April 17, 2015 to January 18, 2016.
There were 92 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 88 of them. Some objects may not be viewable because they were on loan; this might be due to issues involving image rights or simply because there is no digitized image for the objects.
This exhibition has been divided in to the following sections:
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Communicate with Scale
Shifts in scale are signals of depth. Larger objects appear closer to the viewer and smaller ones appear farther away. Designers often exaggerate scale differences in order to amplify the illusion of depth. Designers also use shifts in scale abstractly, to create visual tension among elements, and symbolically, to suggest narrative relationships.