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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3 New Design Trends to Use in Your Presentations

Presentation Guru

Let’s be honest, not everyone is a designer or has a professional designer on staff. At Venngage we have a ton of designers on staff but I still create a lot of my visuals!… A lot of business owners and marketers are creating their own graphics from scratch.

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The Holy Grail of Good Design

Manner of Speaking

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

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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.

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Slide design rules–what are yours?

PowerPoint Tips

Slide design can be very subjective but there are some rules that are objective. You’ll find that these rules are general enough to allow for lots of creativity and flexibility in your design. Rule 3: A chart should be as simple as possible in its design, without losing clarity.

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Who Needs a Presentation Designer? You and Here’s Why

Presentation Guru

We recently featured an article with great ideas for designing your own presentations – all made so easy nowadays with the vast range of software available. … Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Presentation Industry Visual Aids Visual Language

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9 tips to design presentations for webinars

PowerPoint Tips

I recently gave a presentation on this topic at the Presenters Network meeting in Manhattan and thought I’d share with you my points for designing presentations for webinars. By the word “design,” I mean both the visual design of the slides and the design of the content.

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Cut Through the Noise: How to Design Slides for Virtual Presentations

Duarte Blog

Before you start pushing pixels on your next slide, take a moment to put on your design thinking cap. Design thinking isn’t just knowing how a design program works, or what colors look nice next to each other. You’re actively design thinking?—even

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Get Hands-On PowerPoint Training with Slide Design Online

Duarte Blog

Almost everyone has to work in PowerPoint at some time in their career, but most of us haven’t received any formal training on the complex software, or basic visual design principles. The post Get Hands-On PowerPoint Training with Slide Design Online appeared first on Duarte.

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What Are the Simple Rules that Help Us Design Better Visual Aids?

Presentation Guru

… Visuals featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Slide Makeover Visual AidsYou don’t need to be a PowerPoint expert to create effective visual aids. The rules I outline here are based on scientific research and human experience.

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Simple Visual Aids That Work – 6 Rules for Non Designers

Presentation Guru

… Case Studies Design Principles Visuals Audience Connection featured Podcast PowerPoint Powerpoint Alternative Presentation Design Software WebinarA BIG BIG THANK YOU!

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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.

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16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

SlideModel

In that case, you should know the latest graphic design trends. Surely, following the hype may seem tiresome, but sticking with a standard PowerPoint presentation template will hardly impress the modern audiences, already spoiled by the good design looks everywhere around them.

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6 Design Ideas for a Killer Presentation

Presentation Guru

… Visuals Design Principles featured Powerpoint Alternative Presentation Design presentation technology Slide Design Visual Aids(This article contains affiliate links). At some point in our lives, we all have to make a speech or present something to an audience.

Alain de Botton on Dieter Rams and Good Design

Manner of Speaking

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.

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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: 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.

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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.

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Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

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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4 Principles To Live By When You Design Presentations

Duarte Blog

Whether you’re presenting a groundbreaking technology, a new business idea, or raising awareness of a social issue, if the design isn’t carefully thought through, your message could get lost. The post 4 Principles To Live By When You Design Presentations appeared first on Duarte.

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Tips on Designing and Delivering Engaging Presentations

Presentation Guru

Every day, up and down the country, and across the globe, thousands if not millions of poor audience members are sat down in a conference hall ready to endure up to 3 hours of painstaking presentations.

2019 93

6 Tips on Using Color in Slide Design.

More than PowerPoint...

Here are 6 quick tips that cover the basics of using color in slide design. Remember the design concepts of contrast and sameness: without balance, you can create clutter and chaos. What’s your fave quick tip for using color in slide design?

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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.

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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

2016 154

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

2016 154

Should Schools Offer a BA in Presentation Design?

Presentation Guru

Here’s an interesting question: should schools offer a BA in Presentation Design? … Build Your Skills Training Providers Visuals Elsewhere on the Web Presentation Design Training

2018 79

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

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Designer Q&A: Pushing the Limits of PowerPoint Animation

Duarte Blog

Every so often, one of our designers will share an amazing animated piece that they made entirely in PowerPoint. The post Designer Q&A: Pushing the Limits of PowerPoint Animation appeared first on Duarte. Design Interview Presentations Tutorial Video Designer PowerPoint presentation SlidesWhen it comes to animating in PowerPoint, there’s a spirit of one-upmanship here at Duarte.

Design simplicity

Pivotal Public Speaking

A designer knows he has achieved perfection, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. PowerPoint public speaking quotations design

I’m redesigning ellenfinkelstein.com! What does rebranding mean for my presentation design?

PowerPoint Tips

I just hired a great website designer and I’m already excited. Your presentations represent you and your organization just as much as your website and it should get the same design attention. A current design style for websites uses bands of color and blocks of content.

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Presentation Designers – Do You Really Need a Specialist?

Presentation Guru

… Visuals Create Powerful Messaging featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Visual AidsThere is no denying that the visual element of a presentation goes a long way to connecting with your audience.

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So You Want to be a Presentation Designer?

Presentation Guru

… Inspiration Role Models Entrepreneurs featured inspiration Leadership Presentation DesignWhat’s Your Goal?

2017 80

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.

2017 93

10 Actionable Slide Design Tips for Non-Designers

SketchBubble

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.

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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

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.

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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. Essential Tips for Designing Presentation Slides that Pass the Glance Test. Design Tips presentation design

2017 87

How to Design Better Sales Funnels

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The ultimate goal is to design a streamline process for moving the prospect towards buying the product. Design a Landing Page. Apart from pitching that main offer, strategize additional incentives that will strengthen your funnel design and prompt action.

2019 54

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

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.

2017 83

Slide design: check your color contrasts for accessibility

More than PowerPoint...

Design your slides with accessibility in mind. (I One accessibility violation I see in many slide designs involves the use of color. Bonus: When you design with accessibility in mind, you make your slides lovelier for everyone!

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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.

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How To Design For Mobile

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

In my opinion, their iPhone-friendly design is second only to Ars Technica’s. C|Net’s design very finger-friendly and the links are easy to read and inviting.

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