Infographics pt.3: „For a fistful of Dollars“ – DO's and DONT's for making presentations all by yourself

142b78baef67d777d35b099c918f195a?s=47 Tim Karsko
April 24, 2017
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Infographics pt.3: „For a fistful of Dollars“ – DO's and DONT's for making presentations all by yourself

Useful Tips and Tricks on how you can make a neat Presentation on your own, just „for a fistful of Dollars“ ;)

(Refering to
„Infographics pt.1 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly“
and
„Infographics pt.2 - The Magnificent Seven“)

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Tim Karsko

April 24, 2017
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  1. DO's and DONT's for making presentations all by yourself TK

  2. This is part three of a three parted presentation concerning

    infographics and presentations K TK
  3. Look for the first part (about good and bad examples

    of inofgraphics) under the title of: K TK
  4. The Good the Bad & the Ugly K TK

  5. Or the second part (about the seven most used styles

    of infographics ) under the title of: K TK
  6. K TK

  7. Part three is about how to make nice presentations all

    by yourself, without paying any expensive designers, so that you can do it just... K TK
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  9. For a For a fist ful fist ful of Dollars

    of Dollars K TK
  10. For a For a fist ful fist ful of Dollars

    of Dollars K TK
  11. First Things First TK

  12. Use a grid ! K TK

  13. Use a grid ! for example... K TK

  14. 1024 x 768 pixels K TK

  15. Devidable by 4 or 6 K TK

  16. 16 x K TK

  17. 16 x 12 parts K TK

  18. partitioned 4 x 4 TK

  19. K TK

  20. Looks like: K TK

  21. K TK

  22. Use it for easy aligning K TK

  23. So things like this: K TK

  24. Won't happen annymore :) K TK

  25. Canons of page construction TK

  26. A very, very, very old but still working way (came

    from book printing) to get a nice frame for your presentation K TK
  27. K TK

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  32. K TK

  33. scaleable K TK

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  37. Rule of thirds TK

  38. Very useful if your presentation is consisting of mainly big

    pictures with just not too much copy in it K TK
  39. divided 3 by 3 K TK

  40. > hot < fixing points K TK

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  42. None
  43. Some Copy...

  44. Lines TK

  45. Make lines visible... 8 pt 8 pt 8 pt K

    TK
  46. ...too thin... 8 pt 1 pt 8 pt 1 pt

    8 pt 1 pt K TK
  47. ...just won't work! 8 pt 1 pt 8 pt 1

    pt 8 pt 1 pt K TK
  48. Take different widths... 8 pt 8 pt 22 pt K

    TK
  49. ...to make the difference... 8 pt 5 pt 8 pt

    4 pt 22 pt 3 pt K TK
  50. ...easy to recognize. 8 pt 5 pt 8 pt 4

    pt 22 pt 3 pt K TK
  51. Use maximum 2 line widths 8 pt 8 pt 18

    pt TK
  52. ...more are just... 8 pt 1 pt 8 pt 24

    pt 18 pt 8 pt K TK
  53. ...distracting. 8 pt 1 pt 8 pt 24 pt 18

    pt 8 pt K TK
  54. Alternative for outlines: K TK

  55. Try colours instead :) K TK

  56. Arrows TK

  57. Use one style of ending... K TK

  58. ...everything else... K TK

  59. ...could be missleading. K TK

  60. Arrows for descriptions Process K TK

  61. Bored of arrows ? Step 1 Step 2 Step 3

    K TK
  62. Why not try shapes ? Step 1 Step 2 Step

    3 Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 K TK
  63. Shapes TK

  64. Different shapes... N Y ? Q K TK

  65. ...should be used for... N Y ? Q N Y

    ? Q K TK
  66. ...different meanings. N Y ? Q N Y ? Q

    K TK
  67. More than 4 shapes... K TK

  68. ...are just too much... K TK

  69. ...to recognize! K TK

  70. Better practice: TK

  71. Use colour instead K TK

  72. Use colour instead K TK

  73. Another better practice: K TK

  74. Try images instead K TK

  75. Try images instead K TK

  76. Size TK

  77. Size means importance... More important Not important K TK

  78. ...the bigger the size... More important More important Not important

    Not important K TK
  79. ...the more important it is. More important More important Not

    important Not important K TK
  80. Giraffe Mouse Size is also relationship K TK

  81. Giraffe Giraffe Mouse Mouse For example: K TK

  82. Giraffe Giraffe Mouse Mouse Somehow obvious ;) K TK

  83. Descriptions too long? Mouse Mouse with an umbrella TK

  84. Best practice: Substitutes Mouse A B Mouse with an umbrella

    A: Mouse B: Mouse with an umbrella K TK
  85. Best practice: Substitutes Mouse A B Mouse with an umbrella

    A: Mouse B: Mouse with an umbrella K TK
  86. Size means also hierarchy Mouth Nose Eyes Face K TK

  87. So this should be better: Mouth Nose Eyes Face Mouth

    Nose Eyes Face K TK
  88. Don't you think? Mouth Nose Eyes Face Mouth Nose Eyes

    Face K TK
  89. Nesting TK

  90. Not too much on one slide K TK

  91. Because nobody gets it! K TK

  92. Better practise: Split it up! K TK

  93. In as much little pieces... K TK

  94. ...as you need... K TK

  95. ...to make it clear... K TK

  96. ...and easy to understand. K TK

  97. Colour TK

  98. Your colour options are: Background Lines & Fillings Copy &

    Highlights K TK
  99. Don't use coloured arrows K TK

  100. dashed are better too see K TK

  101. from far or in black&white K TK

  102. Exception: Big arrows K TK

  103. Coloured fillings... TK

  104. ...and / or Borders... K TK

  105. ...give you: Big choice ! With you combos three get

    work only will to colours enough with K TK
  106. Colour can be helpful... Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d

    t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d K TK
  107. ...to make things obvious... Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d

    t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d K TK
  108. ...and faster to detect. Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d

    t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d K TK
  109. Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Be

    aware about b&w print TK
  110. Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Yes

    Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Colours may not work... K TK
  111. Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Yes

    Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d ...so you may use... K TK
  112. Yes Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d Yes

    Yes Yes No No t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d t.b.d ...borders and contrast. K TK
  113. No pale colours in front... 10% black K TK

  114. ...they tend to fade out... 30% black 10% black K

    TK
  115. ...so better be safe ;) 30% black 10% black K

    TK
  116. Be carefull with... TK

  117. ...gradients & shadows... K TK

  118. ...some projectors... K TK

  119. ...can't show them at all ! K TK

  120. Dark on bright K TK

  121. Is always good to read and has enough contrast so

    that you don't have to care about the projector or any other lightning conditions... K TK
  122. Bright on dark K

  123. Is of course very sexy but doesn't work in every

    case, sometimes it just depends on your projector and could be a big... TK
  124. Bright on dark K

  125. Fonts TK

  126. Don't let your presentation become an optician test because it's

    a K TK
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  128. Just try to make everything easy to read and don't

    use... TK
  129. Too much info or text, K TK

  130. Too much info or text, like this for example would

    be too much and is even though not as easy to read as it should be. Therefore, please be kind with your clients and: Cut the crap ! K TK
  131. Not too much info or text, like this for example

    would be too much and is even though not as easy to read as it should be. Therefore, please be kind with your clients and: Cut the crap ! K TK
  132. Cut the Crap ! K TK

  133. Don't use fancy Fonts Zapfino Curlz MT Copperplate Papyrus Comic

    Sans ... TK
  134. Funny but not very useful Zapfino Curlz MT Copperplate Papyrus

    Comic Sans ... Frutiger Helvetica Futura Univers Arial Gill Sans K TK
  135. Use Fonts with many styles Zapfino Curlz MT Copperplate Papyrus

    Comic Sans ... Frutiger Helvetica Futura Univers Arial Gill Sans K TK
  136. Use only one font family C D A b K

    TK
  137. It's distracting, so: C D A b B A C

    D K TK
  138. Don't mix it up C D A b B A

    C D K TK
  139. One Font is enough... Frutiger Helvetica Univers TK

  140. ...in just two styles... Frutiger Helvetica Univers Frutiger Roman Frutiger

    Black Helvetica Roman Helvetica Bold Univers Roman Univers Black K TK
  141. ...for example Frutiger... Frutiger Frutiger Roman Frutiger Black K TK

  142. ...in just two Sizes : Frutiger: Headline 80pt Copy: The

    lazy dog... 40pt Chapter 80pt Subhead 40pt Copy: The lazy dog... 40pt Markings 40pt K TK
  143. What about italic ? Frutiger: Headline Copy: The lazy dog...

    Chapter Subhead Copy: The lazy dog... Markings K TK
  144. Not realy recognizable ! Frutiger: Headline Copy: The lazy dog...

    Chapter Subhead Copy: The lazy dog... Markings K TK
  145. Frutiger: Headline Copy: The lazy dog... Chapter Subhead Copy: The

    lazy dog... Markings The problem with versal... TK
  146. Frutiger: Headline Copy: The lazy dog... Chapter Subhead Copy: The

    lazy dog... Markings Versal is hard to read K TK
  147. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Headline

    Copy: The lazy dog... Chapter Subhead Copy: The lazy dog... Markings Use it just for short lines K TK
  148. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The

    quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Headline Copy: The lazy dog... Chapter Subhead Copy: The lazy dog... Markings And never for long-copy K TK
  149. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The

    quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Headline Copy: The lazy dog... Chapter Subhead Copy: The lazy dog... Markings Never. K TK
  150. Don't mix font styles A B TK

  151. Use only one style... A B A B A B

    K TK
  152. ...for only one theme. A B A B A B

    K TK
  153. Don't mix up lettersizes, A A BC A ABC K

    TK
  154. ...because it is very... A ABC A A BC A

    ABC K TK
  155. ...very confusing. A ABC A A BC A ABC K

    TK
  156. First square Second square Third square Don't label vertical TK

  157. First square A: First square A C B Second square

    B: Second square Third square C: Third square Try to use substitues K TK
  158. First square A: First square A C B Second square

    B: Second square Third square C: Third square Much more comfortable K TK
  159. First square First square Second square Second square Third square

    Third square Or maybe some colours K TK
  160. Don't play with your copy Fir st cir cle Seco

    nd c ircle K TK
  161. Again: Try substitues... A: First circle A B B: Second

    circle Fir st cir cle Seco nd c ircle K TK
  162. ...or maybe... A: First circle A B B: Second circle

    Fir st cir cle Seco nd c ircle K TK
  163. ...some colours. First circle Second circle Fir st cir cle

    Seco nd c ircle K TK
  164. Result TK

  165. Keeping all this in mind, you won't K TK

  166. K

  167. ...and will be able to make a nice presentation on

    your own, just... TK
  168. For a For a fist ful fist ful of Dollars

    of Dollars K TK
  169. ;) K TK

  170. This presentation was made by Tim Karsko Hope you liked

    it :) K TK
  171. All Rights are Free OR situated by the authors K

    TK