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Pull-quotes

A quotation taken directly from the body of an article is a pull-quote. It should be laid out in a larger point size and different typeface than the body text. Here are some layout suggestions:

This doesn't exhaust the possibilities, so experiment.

Pull-quotes also add visual interest to the page. In the 1997 Freestone, we used 12-point Arial, a sans serif typeface, and placed them against a star background, which separated them from the surrounding text and created a repeating visual element at the same time.

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