How to create pro slides in less time: don't worry, be crappy!

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How to create pro slides in less time: don't worry, be crappy!

  1. How to Create Pro Slides in Less Time: Don’t worry, be CRAPpy!Image: eflon
  2. ContrastMake elements different to increase understanding.RepetitionRepeat visual elements to create strong unity.AlignmentPlace elements deliberately and rationally to improve clarity.ProximityPlace related items together to convey relationships.
  3. Strong contrast emphasizes importance through difference.Image: Tiago Daniel
  4. How to: ContrastShow difference through typeface, size, color, or shade. Design, stripped to its essence, can be defined as the human nature to shape and make our environment in ways without precedent in nature... --John Heskett
  5. Repetition creates unity.Image: Chris Blakeley
  6. Templates are forsheep. Image: slimmer_jimmer
  7. Templates are cliche
  8. Be a rebel, create your own template.Image: Thuany Gabriela
  9. How to: UnityUnify through consistent visual elements, grids, and layout.Empowered Presentations, “What is PechaKucha?”
  10. Unity: Before and AfterMove from the pre-built template; move towards original design. Victor1558 Chalkboard Template Original Design
  11. PreciseAlignmentEliminatesConfusion. Image: unisono
  12. How to: AlignmentUse grids and rulers to place elements precisely.
  13. How to: ProximityPlace items further or closer depending on their relationship. unite/fragment order/chaos equal/unequal Image created from slide:ology by Nancy Duarte
  14. Proximity: Before and AfterClear proximity can improve how your audience processes information. Unclear proximity between text and Items are spaced along a recognizable visuals horizontal line
  15. Want to know more?Image: Jinx!
  16. Chiara OjedaPresentation content, design, and deliveryEmail: chiara.ojeda@gmail.comTwitter: @The_BombadierWebsite: http://tweakyourslides.wordpress.comLinkedIN: http://www.linkedin.com/in/caojeda
  17. References & ResourcesThe following were referred to in developing this presentation:Duarte, N. (2008). Slide:ology: the art and science of creating great presentations. Beijing: OReilly Media.Lidwell, W., & Holden, K. (2010).Universal principles of design (2nd ed.). Beverly, Mass.: Rockport Publishers.Reynolds, G. (2008). Presentation zen: simple ideas on presentation design and delivery. Berkeley, CA: New Riders Publishers.Williams, R. (1994). The non-designers design book: design and typographic principles for the visual novice. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press.

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