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Re: Re: [GENERAL] Looking for Graphical people for PostgreSQL tradeshow signage

From: Bill Moran <wmoran(at)potentialtech(dot)com>
To: nhrcommu(at)rochester(dot)rr(dot)com
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: [GENERAL] Looking for Graphical people for PostgreSQL tradeshow signage
Date: 2007-06-20 14:16:04
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In response to nhrcommu(at)rochester(dot)rr(dot)com:

> OK.  She's in and may subscribe so I don't need to act as interpreter.  
> She is a designer -- so a handful of concise keywords for the desired
> message would be helpful.  Also - her comment, after having read the specs:
> "W/ that signage set-up they've chosen, they seriously should just
> consider a bold colored/big logo/big name graphics. I designed a booth
> for Brooks Stevens for a major house wares show and one thing I've
> learned is that people overdo their booth/exhibit design. It ends up
> cluttered and visually noisy. And when you have a thousand booths with
> cluttered multicolored "stuff", to stand out you need to take a bold and
> clean approach. It's not about how many colors/gradients/fonts you can
> cram in a square foot, it's about stating your identity loud and clear. "

Ooh ... this girl's good!

Just put the elephant and the word "PostgreSQL" and color it the appropriate
blue.  When you think about it, that's going to stand out big time.

From there, if there's enough blank space on it, you can always hang temp
signs if there's something in particular you want to announce at a specific

Bill Moran

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