By: Scott Schwertly
Great presentation design can be difficult to master because it requires the coordination of many elements, including colors, fonts, images, icons and background.
While there are a lot of pieces to the presentation design puzzle, don’t be overwhelmed. Let the design principle of “less is more” guide your presentation design choices to keep your slides uncluttered.
Not sure where to begin? Follow these design
dos and don’ts to make sure your
presentation is minimal, harmonious and clear.
1. Background Images
Avoid: A bold,
multi-colored, and patterned background with text on top. This will make your
text hard to read, and consequently you will lose the audience’s attention.
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