Slide Design

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A simple slideshow meant to highlight some slide design ideals. I presented this to two audiences while employed by UCSB to assist others in their goal of presentation improvement.

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Slide Design

  1. 1. Basic Slide Design Bren School, UCSB
  2. 2. Remember why you are doing this
  3. 3. There are not really any rules to slide design
  4. 4. There are not really any rules to slide design Here are some rules...
  5. 5. Avoid the bullet
  6. 6. Avoid the bullet they lead to boring... •boring •boring •boring •boring •boring •boring •boring
  7. 7. Purpose of the Methodology • Tracking key environmental issues across their product supply chains. • Provide Patagonia decision-makers with a condensed metric that indicates impact of product water use through a rigorous, repeatable, and transparent process. • Product water footprints are influenced by the production methods, production locations and water productivities of the supply chain.
  8. 8. Tracking key environmental issues across their product supply chains. PROJECT PURPOSE OF THE METHODOLOGY DATE CLIENT MAY 19, 2009 PATAGONIA
  9. 9. Tracking key environmental issues across their product supply chains. Product water footprints are influenced by the production methods, production locations and water productivities of the supply chain. PROJECT PURPOSE OF THE METHODOLOGY DATE CLIENT MAY 19, 2009 PATAGONIA
  10. 10. Tracking key environmental issues across their product Provide Patagonia decision-makers with a supply chains. condensed metric that indicates impact of product water use through a rigorous, repeatable, and transparent process. Product water footprints are influenced by the production methods, production locations and water productivities of the supply chain. PROJECT PURPOSE OF THE METHODOLOGY DATE CLIENT MAY 19, 2009 PATAGONIA
  11. 11. Know your presentation constraints and equipment
  12. 12. Know your presentation constraints and equipment Avoid cheesy clipart
  13. 13. Hopefully this purple haze is gone by defense time Know your presentation constraints and equipment Avoid cheesy clipart
  14. 14. FONT CHOICE
  15. 15. Gill Sans Times New Roman FONT CHOICE Courier New Helvetica Neue
  16. 16. “Find out the age of the oldest person in your audience and divide it by two. That’s your optimal font size.”
  17. 17. FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE FONT SIZE
  18. 18. CONTRAST
  19. 19. YELLOW BLUE
  20. 20. Simultaneous Contrast
  21. 21. COLOR WHEEL Complementary Colors Analogous Colors
  22. 22. Create white space
  23. 23. A woman may not be feminine all the time...
  24. 24. 65.3 mg 65.3 mg 60.1 mg 35.7 mg 12.8 mg 5.4 mg 65.3 mg 60.1 mg 35.7 mg 12.8 mg 5.4 mg 2.9 mg 60.1 mg 35.7 mg 12.8 mg 5.4 mg 2.9 mg 2.9 mg 35.7 mg 12.8 mg 5.4 mg 2.9 mg 2.9 mg 1.3 mg 12.8 mg 5.4 mg 2.9 mg 2.9 mg 1.3 mg 1.3 mg
  25. 25. Draw the viewer’s -- Presentation Zen http://www.presentationzen.com
  26. 26. Draw the viewer’s attention -- Presentation Zen http://www.presentationzen.com
  27. 27. Split complex ideas across slides
  28. 28. (1)
  29. 29. (1) •Obtained from remote sensing data •Assumed as 1 meter depth for ease of calculation
  30. 30. (1)
  31. 31. (1) •Theoretical ratio of chlorophyll a to unit mass of alga •Ratio varies greatly based on season, location, composition •0.01 is scientifically acceptable average (Reynolds, 2006) (Montagnes et al,1994)
  32. 32. Images are absorbed easier than text -- Architecture 2030: http://www.architecture2030.org
  33. 33. Forms of Energy Types: • Energy of motion (translation, rotation, vibration, oscillation) • Energy of position (in force fields) 1 Mechanical Energy: a) Gravitational potential energy b) Kinetic energy 2 Internal Energy (Heat) 3 Electromagnetic Energy: a) Electricity b) Electromagnetic radiation 4 Chemical potential energy (molecular bonds) 5 Nuclear potential energy (nuclear bonds) Energy, Technology & the Environment – Winter 2010 – Session 1
  34. 34. The Forms of Energy mechanical energy internal energy electromagnetic energy chemical potential energy nuclear potential energy
  35. 35. Use your own photos
  36. 36. Use your own photos hi AECOM!
  37. 37. OPACITY
  38. 38. OPACITY
  39. 39. •break these rules
  40. 40. •break these rules you are what makes the presentation

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