10 Tips for Designing Presentations That Don’t Suck: Pt.1. Powerpoint has produced more bad design in its day that perhaps any other digital tool in history with the possible exception of Microsoft paint.
In this post we’re going to address the epidemic of bad presentation design with ten super practical tips for designer better looking and more professional presentations. Along the way we’ll see a number of awesome slide designs from Note & Point along with some custom examples built by yours truly. Let’s get started! Also be sure to check out 10 Tips for Designing Presentations That Don’t Suck: Pt.2! Not a Designer? Most of the content on this site is targeted specifically towards professional designers and developers, or at the very least those interested in getting started in this field.
You’ve chosen a visual tool to communicate and should therefore take the time to learn a thing or two about visual communications. Follow the ten tips below and see if you don’t start getting comments about your awesome presentation design skills. Kuler Piknik. 0to255. Kuler. 25 New Illustrator Tutorials That Will Make You A Master Of Vector Art. Just because you can usually get a similar effect in Photoshop doesn’t mean the end result will be as good as using Illustrator (depending on the project).
If you are like me (and I will bet most of you are) you will go ahead and use PS because you know it much better even though the final project will not be as good or as functional as it could be. Well it’s time to buck up and get this learning curve completely out of the way so you make the right choice next time. Below are some sweet Illustrator tuts that will leave you in vector heaven once your done. Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular photo editing programs that has ever been created. However, you have to use the right tools for the right jobs. This tutorial teaches you how to make a portrait of William Shakespeare in Illustrator using text. Article Link Advertisement A very interesting tutorial, from Design Instruct, that takes you behind the scenes and shows you the illustration process from start to finish.
Article Link. The Secret Law of Page Harmony - Retinart. “A method to produce the perfect book.”
The perfect book. This is how designer-genius Jan Tschichold described this system. Not the ok book, nor the pretty good book, but the perfect book. This method existed long before the computer, the printing press and even a defined measuring unit. No picas or points, no inches or millimeters. And you can still use it. The Secret Canon & Page Harmony Books were once a luxury only the richest could afford and would take months of work to be brought to fruition. And they were harmoniously beautiful. The bookmakers knew the secret to the perfect book. So elegant is this method of producing harmony that a few designers saw to rediscover it. They found the way to design a harmonious page. There’s a dance to all this Let’s look at this dance, shall we? Ask H&FJ: Four Ways to Mix Fonts. Bicicleta Sem Freio.
Learn to Draw: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Madeleine Vionnet: Evening gown (C.I.52.24.2a,b. Ideas: Wallpaper. Download Free Fonts. Alice in wonderland. CONTACT ETC. barnaby ward firstname.lastname@example.org myspace.com/somefield somefield.deviantart.com somefield.cghub.com REQUEST PRINTS inprnt!
FRIENDS/INSPIRATION angie wang james walsh jed alexander jess fink jimmy beaulieu jim unwin john allison jp-ar kevin hanna lance king luke canning christopher markle sködt d. mcnalty sunder raj sven ruthner inprnt! Aseyn fuco ueda ronnie del carmen tadahiro uesugi ALICE IN WONDERLAND an ongoing personal project focusing on reinterpreting scenes from the original books. following are illustrations and concept sketches along with some preliminary work for a cheeky short comic entitled alice in wonderland convenience store, which will probably never be finished 2009 barnaby ward.