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8 Tips To Create Epic Visual Presentations

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September 16, 2013

8 Tips To Create Epic Visual Presentations

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8 Tips To Create Epic Visual Presentations

1. Tell A Great Story
Craft A Compelling Story That Engages The Audience And Creates Curiosity

2. The 10/20/30 Rule Of Powerpoint
10 Slides - Pick The Most Important Points
20 Minutes - Present In Under 20 Minutes
Any Longer And You Will Lose The Engagement Of The Audience
30pt Fonts
Large Fonts Are Easier To Read
Small Font Sizes Are Hard To Read

3. Less Is More
Use Headlines, Not Paragraphs
The Slides Compliment Your Speech Not The Other Way Around
Perfection Is Achieved, Not When There Is Nothing More To Add, But When There Is Nothing Left To Take Away.
- Antoine De Saint-exupery

4. Photos Say A Thousand Words
Use High Quality Images

5. Icons & Graphs Visualize Text
Use Icons & Graphs To Visualize
Points And Data Engaging The Audience

6. Typography Is Important
Stock Fonts = Boring!



Yanone Kaffeesatz


7. Colors Matter
Complimentary Color Palettes Make Good Design Look Great
This Is A Bad Choice
This Is Much Better

8. Structure Your Slides
Use Guides For Consistent Alignment
Master Slides For Consistent Formatting

1. Tell A Great Story

2. The 10/20/30 Rule 

3. Less Is More

4. Photos Say A Thousand Words
5. Icons & Graphs Visualize Text
6. Typography Is Important
7. Colors Matter
8. Structure Your Slides

Mike Viney
Presentation Designer


Deck Works

September 16, 2013


  1. 8 Tips To Create Epic Visual Presentations deckworks.co

  2. 1. Tell a great story

  3. Craft a compelling story that engages the audience and creates

  4. 2. THE 10/20/30 RULE OF POWERPOINT

  5. 10 SLIDES

  6. PICK THE MOST IMPORTANT POINTS & focus on them  

    . . . too many slides = information overload  
  7. 20 MINUTES

  8. Present in under 20 MINUTES any longer and you will

    lose the engagement of the audience
  9. 30PT FONTS

  10. LARGE FONTS ARE EASIER TO READ small font sizes are

    hard to read
  11. 3. LESS IS MORE

  12. USE HEADLINEs, NOT PARAGRAPHS the slides compliment your speech not

    the other way around
  13. Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to

    add, but when there is nothing left to take away. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  14. 4. Photos SAY A THOUSAND WORDS

  15. USE HIGH QUALITY IMAGES flickr.com/search/advanced

  16. 5. ICONS & Graphs visualize TEXT

  17. Use Icons & Graphs to Visualize points and data engaging

    the audience b 6 f

  19. STOCK FONTS = BORING! fontsquirrel.com

  20. THIS Sintony Garamond Yanone Kaffeesatz Bebas NOT THIS Arial Times

    New Roman Comic Sans Impact X   %  
  21. 7. Colors matter

  22. Complimentary Color palettes make good design look great

  23. this is a bad choice

  24. this is much better


  26. USE GUIDEs for consistent alignment

  27. MASTER SLIDEs for consistent formatting

  28. 1. Tell a great story 3. LESS IS MORE 5.

    ICONS visualize TEXT 7. Colors matter Recap 2. THE 10/20/30 RULE 4. photos = 1,000 WORDS 6. TYPOGRAPHY IS IMPORTANT 8. STRUCTURE YOUR SLIDES  
  29. THANKS MIKE VINEY Presentation Designer deckworks. co hi@deckworks.co Inspiration Apple

    Taasky Emiland Images Jerine Lay, Taryn, Zach Dischner, Vinoth Chandar, Daniel Garrido, William Warby, Anton Raath