Publication Date

Spring 2013


"Suspicious Fires in Slums" presents a vivid visual backdrop to its clearly highlighted points about the issues surrounding slum fires. Heather's poster examines the causes and effects of slum fires in developing cities, highlighting the national flags of Brazil and India. The light-colored text and circular shapes provide an effective contrast to the dark, menacing background. Key visual elements:

  • Bold background image
  • Light/dark image and text contrasts
  • Brief, effective bursts of text

This was created for the Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF) Undergraduate Research Symposium.



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Suspicious Fires in Slums: A Comparison Across Cities