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Presentation design trends

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The following are current presentation design trends: Infographics. Flat Design. Flat Design. Flat design is seen as the modern graphic style due to the popularity of small electronic devices. The opposite of flat design is realism (skeuomorphism).

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10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

He wanted the design to look modern. His designer told him that he should use thin fonts, meaning that the font stroke is thin. Even if you aren’t a designer, you can create better looking slides with a little attention. Use a flat design. Flat design is in.

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5 Presentation Design Hacks

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It offers five simple, but effective, design hacks that you can use to improve the quality of your slide presentations. I have been using the first two hacks—Unsplash … Continue reading → Design Font Squirrel PowerPoint Presentation Panda public speaking Slide PresentationAdam Noar, founder of the firm Presentation Panda, recently sent me the infographic below.

5 Presentation Design Hacks

Manner of Speaking

It offers five simple, but effective, design hacks that you can use to improve the quality of your slide presentations. I have been using the first two hacks—Unsplash … Continue reading → Design Font Squirrel PowerPoint Presentation Panda public speaking Slide PresentationAdam Noar, founder of the firm Presentation Panda, recently sent me the infographic below.

The Holy Grail of Good Design

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When it comes to slide presentations, I am a believer in good design, even though I am not a design specialist. Oh, I know a few things that you can do with software like PowerPoint and Keynote, but most of it … Continue reading → Design Dieter Rams Julie Zhuo Pablo Picasso Presentation Presentation Zen public speaking Slide:ology slides Steve Jobs

Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

Are you looking for a presentation designer? I’ve been asked so many times if I could recommend a presentation designer that I’ve decided to publish a list of PowerPoint and Keynote slide design companies and freelancers. Nancy Duarte, Duarte Design.

What’s your design style?

PowerPoint Tips

Connie Malamed is an instructional designer and author. I attended a session of hers at the Presentation Summit conference and wanted to share her insights into design styles with you. There are many styles of design. This is an overview of 10 design styles.

How to Design a Presentation like Apple

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Emily Stewart recently brought my attention to a short animated video that she and her team produced for OnlineMBA that illustrates some of the key values that Steve Jobs and his team espoused when designing products for Apple. … High quality design is all-encompassing.”

4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea.

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Alain de Botton on Dieter Rams and Good Design

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A while back, I wrote a post about Dieter Rams, the German industrial designer who is recognized as one of the most influential industrial designers of the 20th century. Today, … Continue reading → Design Slide Presentation Alain de Botton Braun Dieter Rams PowerPoint Presentation simplicityRams worked for 40 years at the German consumer products company, Braun.

Add design flair with a “belly band”

PowerPoint Tips

Sometimes, a simple design secret can dramatically improve your slides. Well, it really isn’t a secret to designers, because designers use them all the time (just look in any magazine), but non-designers don’t know about it.

10 Actionable Slide Design Tips for Non-Designers

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The secret of great slide design isn’t merely an aptitude for design and years of training, though undeniably, both of those help. The post 10 Actionable Slide Design Tips for Non-Designers appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog.

8 Lessons from a Dutch Fashion Designer

Manner of Speaking

I am a great believer in the power of consistent, focused practice in one’s chosen discipline. As a professional speaker, I spend a lot of time working to improve my skills. I speak, I train, I read, I write. I watch … Continue reading → Motivation Authenticity creativity Jan Taminiau KLM Presentation public speaking

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Reference books for design

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Invest a couple hours to read about design from top design authorities. Would you like your PowerPoint presentations to look better? I keep these books in my library and recommend them highly: Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences, by Nancy Duarte Envisioning Information, by Edward R. Tufte. Presentation skills Speechwriting

A quick way to design better photo slides–the 3-side rule

PowerPoint Tips

Here’s a quick way to improve the design of slides that include some text and a photo. Design Design principles Images images photos slide designThis type of slide is very common. But it doesn’t look very striking.

Design an e-book or report cover in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

This week, I want to show you how to design a cover for that report or e-book in PowerPoint. If you aren’t a designer and yet want to design an e-book or report cover in PowerPoint, you’ll find it a simple way to go. Other design options.

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Presentation Zen Design (2nd Edition) now available

Presentation Zen

Presentation Zen Design (2nd Edition) focuses on teaching basic design principles and techniques to non-designers. Presentation Zen Design (2nd Edition) from garr reynolds on Vimeo. There are some new samples throughout and a general design refresh.

Hide background graphics for design flexibility

PowerPoint Tips

The post Hide background graphics for design flexibility appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. I have a client whose organization requires a watermark logo on every slide. It’s awful and he knows it. So he cheats. (I’m

Presentation: Slide Design for the Artistically Challenged

PowerPoint Tips

The presentation is a short take on how people who feel “artistically challenged&# can nevertheless design clear and professional-looking slides. In the presentation, I tell the story of my embarrassment over a slide that I created and what I did to learn how to design slides.

Interview with Shai Schwartz of VisualBee, automatic PowerPoint design software

PowerPoint Tips

Answer: VisualBee is a Free PowerPoint 2007/10 plug-in that automatically designs presentations. Once your presentation messages are ready in simple slides, just let VisualBee to do the rest of the work for you, selecting your favorite design from its gallery.

Slide Design: Try this ‘Simple’ Game…

More than PowerPoint...

I love working with talented professional designers. However, most of the time, I don’t have the luxury or budget to hire a design team to produce my slides. For many business presentations, slide design becomes a do-it-yourself effort. design PowerPoint Presentation

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Design Tips for Beautiful Presentations

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The post Design Tips for Beautiful Presentations appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. A presentation plays an important role in both business and education, considering how it can boost our retention.

Presentation Slide Design – Stop Animations Spoiling Your Presentation

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Sadly, many presenters have never been taught the principles of presentation slide design. In this post, I’d like to focus on one element of presentation slide design called animation. PowerPoint Tips Presentation Skills presentation slide design

8 Lessons from a Dutch Fashion Designer

Manner of Speaking

I am a great believer in the power of consistent, focused practice in one’s chosen discipline. As a professional speaker, I spend a lot of time working to improve my skills. I speak, I train, I read, I write. I watch … Continue reading → Motivation Authenticity creativity Jan Taminiau KLM Presentation public speaking

How to design your talks to engage an audience without resorting to nudity

Kate's Voice

When I saw my first business presentation 18 years ago, I was afraid that, in my attempt to apply my performing arts skills to business, I had fallen from grace into a pit of darkness and boredom.

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How Designers Screw up Client Presentations?

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It can be difficult to create a presentation that fulfills all the criteria of good design, while at the same time matching the client’s goal and the expectations of the crowd. The post How Designers Screw up Client Presentations?

Essential Elements of a Perfectly Designed Presentation

SketchBubble

Designing a presentation in PowerPoint, Prezi or any other platform can look rather easy. The post Essential Elements of a Perfectly Designed Presentation appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog.

Modern Presentation Design?

Executive Speech Coach

I was challenged to write about modern presentation design. The challenge was intended to focus on slide design. I normally associate modern with fashion – particularly for clothing, home design and automobiles. How might modern design apply to presentation? Could modern design be a valuable tool for presenters? The relevant question is, “Might modern design enhance the effectiveness of the presentation?” business presentations PowerPoint Slide design

5 Ways to Make your Presentation More Visual and Effective

Presentation Guru

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Why Webinars are Great and How to Design Them Effectively

Presentation Guru

Ellen Finkelstein answers that question and shows how careful thought to their design is crucial to their success. More and more presentations these days are given via webinar instead of with a live audience in the same room as the presenter.

Improve your slide design by trying layout variations

PowerPoint Tips

I find that many presenters who create their own slides struggle with slide design. In March, I’ll be giving a training webinar, Slide Design for Non-Designers , that will provide many more solutions that anyone, even the artistically challenged (like me!),

If George Lucas designed your presentation

Speak Schmeak

In the documentary, "Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible," the birth of the modern special effects industry is celebrated. George Lucas founded ILM when he began work on Star Wars , because he had ideas for visual effects in his head that hadn't yet been invented.

Presentation Zen: 10 Tips on how to think like a designer

Presentation Zen

Most people do not really think about design and designers, let alone think of themselves as designers. But what, if anything, can regular people — teachers, students, business people of all types — learn from designers and from thinking like a designer?

10 Super Cool Slide Design Tips for Better Presentation

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The post 10 Super Cool Slide Design Tips for Better Presentation appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Whenever we talk about a Great Presentation, our mind starts popping out words like, effective, concise, powerful, interesting, lively and many more.

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Design for quick changes–because changes always happen

PowerPoint Tips

At Presentation Summit 2012, Nolan Haims , Director of Presentation at Edelman (a large PR firm) gave a session called “In the Trenches” about how to design presentations for quick changes and high-end results. Design natively in PowerPoint.

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Design a first slide that stands out and matches your brand

PowerPoint Tips

It should also look more designed, which means it should have some color. I really like slides with a solid background, usually white or black. They’re neat and clean. They don’t distract from the message. Obviously, they’re easy to create. They work better with images.

Lessons in Simplicity from Apple’s Former Ad Agency Creative Director

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One of the articles that caught … Continue reading → Design Preparation Apple audience Ken Segall Presentation public speaking simplicity Steve JobsRecently I have been catching up on some reading material that sits in a stack on a side desk. The stack grows and shrinks, but I suspect that the stack will always be there.)

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MAKE:SHIFT | San Jose State University BFA Graphic Design Exhibition 2012

Duarte Blog

Earlier this week, a few of us Duartians went to my alma mater, San Jose State , to check out their Senior Designer BFA Show. The students not only focused on conceptual design, but have been branching out into digital mediums like video, after effects and app design.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 222) – Milton Glaser

Manner of Speaking

“There are three responses to a piece of design—Yes, No and Wow! Quotes for Public Speakers Design Milton Glaser public speaking public speaking quotesWow is the one to aim for.” — Milton GlaserFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers.

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10 design lessons from the art of Ikebana

Presentation Zen

Once you understand this, the intricacies of Japanese art and design begin to make sense. In the case of ikebana (???) — the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement — space is a central component of design (i.e., Ma allows for an energy or sense of movement within a design.