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Visual design for churches

First published on this website in July 2001 and last updated in August 2013

Words: 4000
Size: 168 kB
Categories: Communication

Synopsis

An article for beginners on the importance of visual image.

The importance of visual design
Its value in a church context and idea of overall impression created by publications, signs, website, etc.

The use of logos
Non-essential but can be valuable – principles for choice – an exercise.

Consistent design features
The profile created through consistency in the use of print fonts, in colours and in other features, with exercises.

Going to a designer
How to find one, and the principle of telling a designer what you want the design to ‘say’ and ‘do’ for you.

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This article was last updated in August 2013 with minor changes to the text and some design improvements.

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