Design Principles Ratio of relevant to irrelevant information
The 1-1-7 rule Only one main idea per slide Insert only seven lines of text maximum. Use only seven words per line maximum. The question is thought: does this work? Is this method really good advice? Is this really an appropriate, effective “visual”? This slide has just seven bullet points!
The Effect of an Image Images are a powerful and natural way for humans to communicate.
Blogs are like sharks A shark must keep moving or die. A blog must be regularly updated or it too will die How often should you update your blog? Some successful blogs are updated once a week, others several times a day. The key is to be consistent.
The Major Four Contrast Repetition Consistent background and type Alignment Connection of elements visually Proximity Group related items together
In Sum visuals that are simple with clear design avoid tired, overused templates Limit bullets Use quality graphics Use complex graphics to support narrative Maximum effect with minimum means See empty space