Questions tagged [presentation-design]

Questions about design related to presenting content to a usually live audience. Presentations are regularly part the design, part talk.

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free software supported both ligatures and color fonts

I would like to prepare educational materials for children. Exactly what I mean is charts with alphabet letters and pictures. Such boards could be printed or shown as a multimedia presentation. The ...
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LibreOffice Impress: How to change style of one object without affecting the others in the same slide

I have four objects in a single slide. All of them are drawn using Insert -> Shape. Now I want two of the objects to be transparent while the others remain non-transparent. I clicked on the ...
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Is there a good reason to use a grey background on a presentation? [closed]

The tech company I work with has recently gotten a new branding. Part of this is of course PowerPoint templates. These templates feature a grey-ish background on all slides. Before stubbornly ...
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Google Slides: how to change the 'Theme' colors

Does anyone know how to change the theme colors in Google slides? I don't mean the 'Custom' colors, but rather, the 'Theme' colors? I can't seem to figure this out. I have to create a corporate slide ...
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How do I find/use this business card template for displaying work?

I've seen lots of people on freelancer.com using this (see link below) to present their finished logo for clients. It looks awesome and I want to do the sames but I don't know where/how this is being ...
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Designers response in an adverse situation during the presentation of a project

Hypothetical situation: It is a presentation of a corporate image for a male sports club. The meeting includes the client, the marketing director, the purchasing manager, the client's wife, and two ...
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Presentation - Brand Identity

I We are going to present "Website" design for client "X" using powerpoint presentation, client "X" colors are "1,2,3" and our brand identity colors are "4,5,6" so my question is: Which Brand ...
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Inkscape - export presentation in PDF, plugin?

I want to ask you if you know about way or plugin for exporting slides made in Inkscape in PDF (yea, I don't like anything like PowerPoint)? I'm making them into seperate layers. Sozi and it's tool ...
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Sketch - how to create 3d design preview pics? [closed]

I don't know what the exact term is for this, but I often see UX/UI designs displayed as follows: i.e., displayed on rendered mobile devices' screens in 3D. I have finished my UI design in sketch (...
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Can you recommend design inspiration for business graphics/presentations? [closed]

I recently landed my first freelance job, redesigning a pretty ugly Keynote presentation deck (see example slide attached). I would like to see beautiful contemporary presentations/design styles for ...
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PowerPoint: Proceed to next slide on click, regardless of the ongoing animations in the current slide

What I currently have can be seen in this video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxYxBmy8_iA3akhNdzBhOGJCSXc/view?usp=sharing In the video you can see that I need to click twice in order to get to ...
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How to present multiple social media graphics?

Hi great people of Stack Exchange. I have a question about presenting multiple design concepts for a social media campaign. So I've been designing social media graphics for a client that wants me to ...
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How Do I Create Presentation Decks for Ad Designs? (Plus Another Question)

Question 1: I often find it difficult to present my design concepts to clients. Specifically, these are ad designs that are essentially the same concept but are alternate versions of that concept. If ...
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Showing website interactions to client

I am currently designing a website for my client. I decided to use Sketch to prepare artboards and Invision web app to prototype and present it. During the designing process I planned for some ...
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Moving to next slide after completion of animation which requires MouseClick (PowerPoint)

I'm working with a Presentation and I have some problems... Before asking them I'd like to show up objects/element of slide I'm working on: I've added some elements in a slide and I'd like do ...
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Exporting from Corel for word?

I'm developing a number of maps within arcMap which are then exported to Corel for final annotation. In the past i have exported as a .png, to insert into my word doc. The maps i'm currently working ...
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How to shadow part of a list in Powerpoint?

I am making a PowerPoint presentation where I cover several topics. I have some slides where I recall the outline of my presentation with a list. I would like to partially shadow the topics of my ...
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Presenting a large number of items in one slide – too crowded or not?

I am creating a presentation and I have to list the following items (personal information you should take care of): Full name Address Social Security number Date of birth Mother’s maiden name PIN ...
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How to colour a mathematical expression to communicate the relative importance of its terms?

In a presentation, I have a mathematical expression, say A+B+C, where: A is the main term, both in magnitude and importance; B is a correction term, much smaller than A, but important nonetheless; C ...
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What are the Google Slide background dimensions?

I need to resize an image to use as a background in Google Slides. I need to know the height to width ratio so that I can make the appropriate adjustments. I have already taken a look at this Q&A:...
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Simulate projector like colors

There is a known problem that an average projector displays colors quite differently from what they are supposed to be. My problem is that they are different from what you see on a computer display. ...
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Should spacing between containers be consistent?

First an admission: I'm not a graphic designer. So I'm posting this question here. As per request, the purpose of the inner containers is to provide set of options to choose from. All the inner ...
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Professional Powerpoint design from Indesign

I just have some very basic questions regarding how a professional designer would approach creating an impressive Powerpoint presentation using todays techniques. The presentation has to be made in ...
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GIFs on PowerPoint 2010 running at a lower frame rate than actual

As the title suggests. I have to put a GIF I made on Flash in a PowerPoint presentation. But when I run the presentation, the GIF runs on a dreadfully low frame rate. Is this issue fixed in later ...
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Recommendations for Slide Title Design

I'm looking for design recommendations for titles on slides. My inclination is to treat it like I would a section header on a website or in print - that it should be bold and grab the reader's ...
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What is a good workflow for Presentation Design?

A client wants a presentation design that he can edit and change after, including elements such as: template frame, body copy, lists, calls-to-action, animations, custom vector graphics, mockups - you ...
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When presenting a logo to a client what type of paper should I use? [closed]

I am presenting a logo ( and other branding ) to a client. I know that I should present the logo as it will be used, so I will be using card stock for the business card version; and their stationary ...
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Arranging images, arrows, text and similar for research presentation

I am going to prepare presentation slides for a research presentation. Below I am showing an example of type of images people generally include in such presentations. The presentation has been ...
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How can I create perspective in Sketch 3

Is it possible to create perspective in Sketch 3? Example: In Photoshop, I would use a perspective tool, but I'm not sure how to do this in Sketch 3. On a related note, are there any useful ...
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How do you present a logo to a client? [closed]

I am newbie and would like guidance on How do you present the logo to a client visually in a professional way? What are the different ways of presenting a logo to a client? If there are links to ...
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How do you present interactive webdesign?

The interactivity becomes more and more presents in our design for the web, but has anyone found a good way to presents the interactivity to the client ? I talk mainly about the small animations like ...
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Powerpoint-like presentations with InDesign?

So I'll have to create a few presentations and I'm not sure what software I want to use. I distinctly dislike the Microsoft Office programs; I have used LibreOffice Impress before, but it wasn't my ...
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How can you size exported art for use in Google Presentations without having to resize?

How can I determine the exact size to export art for use in slides of Google Presentations without having to re-size once I bring them in to Presentation? I would like to create the original art at ...
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How to brand my company car online

Wondering is there any sites where I can make an example embodiment of branding my company car. Just to put some colours and logo on it, yo how it will look like. Thanks.
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Does adding navigation to presentation slides help the audience?

I'm creating a presentation template and I'm thinking of placing a little navigation on one side of the page to show viewers where they are in the presentation and whats left. Does this make sense?
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Are there any presentation software or sites besides Microsoft Powerpoint?

Are there any good presentation software/websites besides Microsoft Powerpoint that are Free Simple to use Doesn't require sign up Thanks.
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How can I create realistic business card mockups?

I'm trying to produce the effect in the below image: I'd preferably like to do this with Photoshop or Illustrator. How can this be accomplished?
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Creating an interactive publication for Android/iOS/PDF/Web

I have rudimentary desktop publishing experience, and I would like to create a resume (not in the publishing field!) that I can give to prospective clients as a free iOS app (iPad/iPhone), Android App,...
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Industry secrets of effective brochure / advert design [closed]

I don't have a formal education in design, so have never been taught any industry secrets or methodologies of general design. I am however a seasoned web & graphic designer, and usually end up ...
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How can I convey complexity of source code without showing code?

I just created a big web application, and I need a way to present it. I want to allow people to visualize the amount and complexity of code I coded ("wow this is a giant bunch of code" and "wow this ...
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How to do a prototype print of a business card

I'm a newbie in the freelancer world. I started creating logos and business cards and I show it to my customers. Well, I always face a problem how to present my work in a professional and a nice way. ...
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Eye pleasing aspect ratio for slides and handouts

Assuming that there are no restrictions like the ratio of a screen; what is an eye pleasing ratio for presentation slides and handouts (containing information about the presentation)? Is it something ...
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3d packaging mockups

Is there a simple way to create a 3D looking cardboard box to show off what some packaging might look like. Photoshop solutions would be helpful. I would like to be able to change the images on the ...
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Are people in science-related fields appreciating clean and simple slides?

I am currently doing a master study in marine biology. Most of the slides in presentations I see (from students as well as teachers) are extremely cluttered with information and visually completely ...
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Convert pdf files to slideshow without Acrobat?

Is there a way to force an existing .pdf file to launch full-screen and auto-advance (prefereably with transitions) without owning Adobe Acrobat?
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What are the more respected sans serif fonts that come standard on most computers?

I've been tasked with making a powerpoint theme for the company I work for and one of the requirements is that it uses a font that comes standard with most computers. What are some of the built-in ...
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Good color to get attention in presentation

I am working on an important presentation and and need a color to highlight otherwise black text on white background (beamer presentation). An example is highlighting data in a table with a color for ...
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Alternative to Keynote to design great slides?

What software are designers using to create great presentation slides? E.g. Adding (configurable) drop shadows on text Creating custom slide backgrounds, e.g radial gradients Adding noise or ...
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Zoom transition in PowerPoint

I'm using PowerPoint for a presentation (I know that other tools may be better, but not in this case). In a transition between two slides, I've to zoom part of an image (which is a simple tree ...
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Is there a way to resize boxes in PowerPoint smart art without all other boxes changing size?

I am designing org charts using PowerPoint 2010 (because they will need to be edited by people without design software) and it's becoming maddening. I decided to use the smart art feature because it ...