One of the key lessons we learned when working with presentations is that people catch visual information way faster than a bold text (see LinkedIn article 63% Say Presentations are Boring). Here we’d like to present you a few proven ways how you can transfer a text information to strong visuals. Follow these five tips – to boost the energy level of your slides the same way the coffee wakes you up in the morning :).
How even a non-designer can create neat infographics in PowerPoint Today we are sharing with you a few tips on creating simple infographics. Following these steps, you can design eye-catching presentation graphics, that will look much better in your slides.
Over the last months, our designers worked like a hell :). One of the new PowerPoint graphics we created is a set of simple icons. They are perfect for creating your own infographics in PowerPoint, or for quick illustrating item lists or charts.
I just got a question about how to make a presentation fast. I know that in today’s busy world a speed of making slides is a critical issue. Here’s are few suggestions what you can do to speed up preparing your presentation in rush.
This is a continuation of part I. In the previous post I have described how to find data and prepare slide format. Also how to setup background for your infographics. How to create a header Infographics should have a distinct header. Text on a flat banner will make a nice one. I used a banner from banners for infographics for PowerPoint package. Banners for infographics – PowerPoint format You can create nice looking header using white rectangle with dotted outline: How to create header with PowerPoint rectangle and dotted border How to create bar chart manually Simple and clean bar chart in PowerPoint for infographics It may be surprising, but […]
Introduction Surely you have seen many great infographics. Want to create your own? Never did it before? First thing, do not be overwhelmed by graphics made by professional designers. Everyone was there where you are now. I suggest making your first infographics with PowerPoint. This guide will help you get started. So cheer up and let’s start. But I do not have data I also wonder where these folks get the data for infographics. The best way is to search for similar infographics and check their sources. Infographics zone is a great place to start. Google images will do the job as well. The most important thing at this stage – […]
Chances are you have used some diagrams or workflow schema in your presentation, right? If you do, respect :). Diagrams are indeed an excellent way to visualize your message. Here are three design hints to make sure your diagrams are professionally looking and remain readable. Three ideas how to avoid most common diagram mistakes. Those suggestions correspond to mistakes that we often see in presentation diagrams. A good news is that those tricks are quick to do. Do a 5-minute fix and your diagram will look much better, for example such as those Infographics Presentation Diagrams set. Three most common presentation diagram mistakes So next time you prepare your presentation, […]
We know choosing handwritten fonts can be time consuming. There are some very nice handwritten ones. Some are even quite readable
Looking at our previous posts, you could see we were not blogging too often. Once every 2-3 months. Our intention was mainly to share some specific diagram visualization example. Now we are going to extend this focus – sharing some more general design and PPTX hints on using slides illustrations, giving hints on using PowerPoint or other presentation software. And showing you more what we are cooking for you in our visuals kitchen. However, the main focus will remain about visuals helping in communicating your message better. Why? We pointed out three main reasons: The reasons to use diagrams instead of plain text are very simple: they are fast to […]
When reading an article of a fellow blogger on public speaking (Debbie Fay from BeSpeakPresentations), I thought this is a great place to exercise using an illustration in the blog article.