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In his internationally acclaimed, best-selling book Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, presentation master Garr Reynolds gave readers the framework for planning, putting together, and delivering successful presentations. Now, he takes us further into the design realm and shows how we can apply time-honored design principles to presentation layouts.
Throughout Presentation Zen Design, Garr shares his lessons on designing effective presentations that contain text, graphs, color, images, and video. After establishing guidelines for each of the various elements, he explains how to achieve an overall harmony and balance using the tenets of Zen simplicity. Not only will you discover how to design your slides for more professional-looking presentations, you’ll learn to communicate more clearly and will accomplish the goal of making a stronger, more lasting connection with your audience.
Chapter 1 • Design Matters
Chapter 2 • Typography
Chapter 3 • Color
Chapter 4 • Imagery
Chapter 5 • Space
Chapter 6 • Contrast
Chapter 7 • Unity
Chapter 8 • Focal Point
Chapter 9 • Technical talks
Chapter 10 • Non-technical talks
Chapter 11 • Learning from the world around you