Great presentations demand functional design. Without it, your design exists without purpose and without meaning. What exactly is functional design, though? It’s two-fold: It’s a presentation design approach with a clear purpose to obtain a specific result.
In order to make sure that you are using functional design in … Read More..
If you live on SlideShare like my team does, then you can understand the challenge of sharing and showcasing a logo that makes an impact. Your logo typically drives the entire look and feel of your deck, so having one that stands out absolutely matters.
It’s your voice. It’s your … Read More..
If you find yourself frequently uploading your decks to SlideShare, you are probably reading this post right now to find the latest tip, trick or edge to shoot you ahead of the competition. One of the things that will help you get there? Photography. More specifically, the rise … Read More..
Given the recent popularity of Design Philosophies from the Masters, I wanted to focus on another important element for both design and content to inspire you: simplicity.
Here are 3 rules to keep in mind before you start simplifying your presentation:
1. Look for redundancies. It is important … Read More..
When creating a presentation, it’s easy to get caught up focusing on the content — after all, it is the meat of any deck. But we can’t forget that if this information is not presented in an engaging way, its impact will not be as great. In other words: Design … Read More..
There are mixed opinions on the usefulness of templates — some people love them, while others hate them. Regardless, templates do have their place and purpose within business.
My company, Ethos3, recently had the privilege of creating a presentation template for Merchant Solutions. As you will … Read More..
As presentations continue to evolve, it is always great to see presenters opting for photography over heavy text usage or the dreaded bullet point. In that same breath, it’s also a shame to see so many presentations littered with poorly chosen stock photos.
It doesn’t have to be this way.… Read More..
I was browsing the web the other day and stumbled across a handful of slides that I thought could use a makeover. The slides were cluttered, the main message unclear and visuals weren’t leveraged to make any impact.
So I asked my team to redesign them. I thought it would … Read More..