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Designers response in an adverse situation during the presentation of a project

I completely realize this is hypothetical, but that head appears to have been specifically created to correlate to the uterus. It's neither strong nor dominant in my view. I would not be comfortable ...
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Designers response in an adverse situation during the presentation of a project

Control reactions with your pitch As a designer you should have a presentation/pitch deck ready to lead your clients through your vision and design choices. That being said if you didn't have one or ...
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Presentation - Brand Identity

I, personally, always brand presentations with the client branding. That way the client gets an overall sense of the proposed design. In fact, my company branding is reduced to monotone and minimal ...
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How do you present a logo to a client?

You're asking a very broad question but I will try to help you in the best way possible. Creating a logo for a business card? Design business card with client information Buy card stock typically ...
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How do native speakers of a right-to-left-language read an image?

Summary: They usually read it from right to left. Be careful on flipping. Consider creating a localized image. According to a Cognitive Science study [1], the reading order of an image depends on the ...
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Presentation - Brand Identity

In my experience it can be quite confusing for the customer if a presentation uses the design company's own branding. There might be a clash of styles and it can seem little smug and out of place to ...
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Designers response in an adverse situation during the presentation of a project

Always Listen First.. Ovaryraptor said it well. Controlling your reaction keeps a positive perception of you intact. If you can't tell by the image, it's the opposite gender you're dealing with. ...
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How do you present interactive webdesign?

This really depends on your workflow. Keep in mind that lots of web designers these days forego the use of any graphic software and design directly in their browser. That way, you present your designs ...
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How do you present interactive webdesign?

If your presentation is a printed material, personally I draw a wireframe or the end design proposal and annotate it with comments and explanations. and I do present all possible interaction like so - ...
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Powerpoint-like presentations with InDesign?

InDesign is a great tool for creating presentations in Acrobat, and it's used that way quite a bit. Page transitions are baked right in (when you export to Interactive PDF). The kind of transition ...
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Are there any presentation software or sites besides Microsoft Powerpoint?

There are some great online tools that you can make presentations on. The big advantage is that they are responsive across multiple platforms, so users can view the slides from the phone, tablet, or ...
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How do you present interactive webdesign?

Your question is why I suggest coding in the browser (reference: What are the steps in designing a website?). The best way to display interactivity in a site, app, or anything is the medium it is to ...
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How can I create perspective in Sketch 3

There is a preset out there for sketch which will target a given element (mockup) and transform your layout onto that mockup, allowing for very fast concept-to-mockup production - it's called "angle" ...
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How do you present a logo to a client?

I once attended a logo unveiling for a huge client, presented by a somewhat famous 'human interface designer' or some self-styled title. He had designed a number of things in various forms (though not ...
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Professional Powerpoint design from Indesign

If the presentation needs to be done in Powerpoint, I wouldn't try to use a different platform. As you mentioned, your client might want to change things, so the format should be a popular and easy to ...
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Simulate projector like colors

If you are dealing with one specific, old or poorly calibrated projector, Joojaa is right, you may want to use a profile to simulate it on your monitor. But if you are producing presentations for a ...
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What are the Google Slide background dimensions?

Per Cai's comment here is the link to Google's help page: Change the size of your slides - Docs editors help Once the ratio is known just trim your images to match.
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How to match Inkscape color to PowerPoint?

In Inkscape, go to File > Document Properties, and click on the Colour tab. From the Available Colour Profiles dropdown, choose the sRGB colour profile. Then export the PNG. This will ensure the ...
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How do you present a logo to a client?

In context By that, a logo is rarely sitting all by itself. It's usually part of a bigger presentation--be it on a web page, business card, side of a truck, etc. So, I try and show the logo as it ...
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How do you present interactive webdesign?

There seems to be recent trend towards creating animated GIFs of UI interactions (a quick search on Dribbble will reveal more). I imagine a lot of those are put together using After Effects. InVision ...
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What is a good workflow for Presentation Design?

There is no way to convert a PSD, into a PowerPoint. What you do is you export your graphics assets as PNG to use in PowerPoint. Try to actually bring assets such as logos as fonts if possible. ...
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Are there any presentation software or sites besides Microsoft Powerpoint?

I would suggest Prezi. It is a different way of presenting stuff, but I believe it is much, much better than PP, in that it has large potential for creative and - most importantly - memorable and ...
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Recommendations for Slide Title Design

It depends what your slides are used for and where they will be used. Some projects using slides are meant to be projected on a giant screen; the titles and texts need to be very clear, big, readable ...
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How to colour a mathematical expression to communicate the relative importance of its terms?

Just by looking at your formula I cannot tell what is important and what is not; perhaps before dealing with different colors your should differentiate levels of importance with different sizes. (...
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How to colour a mathematical expression to communicate the relative importance of its terms?

Colours are really perceptions, and are affected by other surrounding colours. In a colour you can also play with different characteristics, such as hue, saturation, etc, and in your case also with ...
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Designers response in an adverse situation during the presentation of a project

There are some prominent examples of this: The Mitsubishi Pajero was originally named for the Pampas cat (Leopardus pajeros), but in Spanish the term is generally associated with autoeroticism (and ...
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Is there a good reason to use a grey background on a presentation?

In fact, black on a mid-light grey is only very slightly less legible than black on white, and has been shown to decrease glare-based eyestrain considerably. If the mid grey in question is light ...
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Where can I find a large palette / set of contrasting colors for coloring many datasets on a plot?

Here's a set I devised, of 26 maximally distinct RGB values (28 if you include black and white). It is also a colour alphabet. It differs from the colour alphabet of Peter Green-Armytage and the 22 ...
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Where can I find a large palette / set of contrasting colors for coloring many datasets on a plot?

I ran into the same problem, trying to plot data that mapped to the 24 different human chromosomes (1-22, X, and Y). My solution ended up being to develop my own R package: https://cran.r-project.org/...
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Does adding navigation to presentation slides help the audience?

Avoid convention when it comes to slides. Lynda.com has a great presentation training for this. Think Steve Jobs, one word on a slide. The slides shouldn't be the bulk of the information, it should be ...
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