The placard can be defined as a means of communication constituted by a table, generally of large dimensions, with some alphanumeric and graphical information. Due to the large dimensions, the placard can be read by many people at the same time and also from a certain distance. To achieve such a result, the placard must also very perceptible, through use of a proper ratio between text and pictures: in other words, the placard should have a high percentage of graphical communication. Very often, in museums and exhibitions, placards, as a consequence of a valid aesthetic study, are quite pleasing to the eye.
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