Almost 16 years ago, Ian Parker wrote a piece in the New Yorker about PowerPoint Presentations. “Can a software package edit our thoughts?,” he wrote. Apparently, it can. So much so that Microsoft PowerPoint has remained the presentation tool par excellence used by companies for more than 25 years. Since its emergence, it has been the go-to tool for turning ideas into reality, allowing great minds […]
Less is more. You’ve probably heard this mentioned a million times before in fashion, art and design or anything related to the visual. So far, parts one and two of our advanced presentation design series have implicitly suggested the same concept when it comes to presentation design. But how do you do more for less? As we have […]
Part one of our advanced presentation design series tackled arrangement; or how the layout of each slide helps increase the overall impact of the presentation. In case you missed it, part one tackled how the arrangement of the elements in presentation design (through alignment and proximity) influences how the audience understands and retains information. Here […]
After talking about presentation design basics, let us now move on to the more technical aspects of design. In this post, we are going to talk about arrangement as part one of our advanced presentation design series. Design has always been misunderstood as something that is done in the latter stages of preparing for a presentation. It is most commonly […]
We often hear that “a picture paints a thousand words”. True. Which is why even in articles, blogs and PowerPoint presentations’ content, pictures do more than just improving visual appeal; images actually provide more impact to your content. Our brains are programmed to be superior at processing visuals than texts. Hence, we’re able to process […]
You’ve read their applications everywhere—from TV ads to music and even to political campaigns. Subliminal messages are well known in popular culture because of their supposed influence to elicit emotional or behavioral response from viewers or listeners–without being consciously aware of them.