The Obama press conference yesterday in front of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch is an example of how a nice presenter background can make a big visual impact. The dark painting background looks great in close up photos, although less interesting from a distance.

Conference organisers should think beyond the curtain, blank wall, or list of sponsor logos.

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