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Stand out on the telephone pole with great poster design.

From live music to academic lectures, create the perfect poster with InDesign, and turn the bulletin board into your new exhibition space.

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Shape your text.

Get the look and feel you want when you design your poster in InDesign using the Smart Text Reflow tool and integration with Adobe Fonts.

Illustrate your vision.

Bring custom design graphics together with seamless integration between InDesign and Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Stock to craft the perfect poster design for online and print.

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Get a jump start on your poster design.

Easy-to-use InDesign tools and templates turn a creative poster idea into a printable reality.

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Versatile page sizes and bleed margin guides make exporting and printing your poster simple. Now you can paper the town with your custom poster designs.

Collaborate with creatives.

With linking and frame tools, you can put placeholders in your posters as you wait for details or graphics for your designs. It’s collaboration made easy.

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How to make a poster.

Not sure where to start? Follow these quick steps and start designing expressive posters for every occasion.

  • Create it:
    Choose your poster size and open a new document in InDesign.
  • Plan it:
    Determine the layout of your poster and add in image and text placeholders.
  • Write it:
    Create beautiful typography quickly with Adobe Fonts.
  • Design it:
    Seamless integration with Photoshop and Illustrator lets you easily enhance your poster with graphics.
  • Save it:
    Export your poster in the desired format and get ready to share or print.

Tips from poster professionals.

Follow these free tutorials and get the help you need to deliver stunning poster designs.

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Start from the beginning.

These five simple steps will help you craft a stylish, eye-catching poster or flyer. Get ready to share it with the world.

Learn how to make a flyer

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Find your poster a venue.

Where will your poster live? Follow these steps and configure your settings for print, web, or mobile.

Create a new InDesign document

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Pick a color palette.

Say goodbye to garish colors. Instead, develop complete color schemes from your favorite photos and apply them to other elements in your poster layout.

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Dark painting in greyscale

If you need a break from bright colors, be sure you’ve optimized your black-and-white settings before hitting print on that monochromatic poster.

Print in grayscale

Discover free poster templates.

Spread the word with attention-grabbing, customizable poster templates in InDesign.