9780134685892

The Non-Designer's Presentation Book Principles for effective presentation design

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134685892

  • ISBN10:

    013468589X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-07-27
  • Publisher: Peachpit Pr

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Summary

Robin Williams, teacher and designer, knows what it takes to give a good presentation. In this revised and updated book, Robin makes it easy for even first-time presenters to get past their fears of creating a presentation. She expands upon the four fundamental principles of good design and typography introduced in her award-winning Non-Designer’s series and adds four more principles specific to achieving clear communication with slides.


Let Robin guide you in her signature light-hearted style through the entire process of creating a presentation—from planning and organizing your ideas to designing effective, beautiful slides that won’t put your audience to sleep.


In this essential guide to presentation design, you’ll learn:

•    What makes a good presentation—or a bad one

•    How to plan, organize, and outline your presentation

•    Four principles for developing effective presentations

•    Four principles for designing beautiful slides that communicate clearly

•    Specific tips for using animation and transitions that aren’t annoying

•    A list of timeless presentation rules . . .  that you should totally ignore

Author Biography

Robin Williams is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books, including The Non-Designer’s Design Book, The Little Mac Book, and so many more. Through her writing, teaching, and workshops, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the web.

Table of Contents

Note: From the 1st Edition; to be updated.
So you have to give a presentation?
Get Yourself Organized 
Four Principles of Presentation Design 
Clarity
Relevance
Animation
Plot
Four Principles of Design 
Contrast
Repetition
Alignment
Proximity
Put It All Together 
Handouts 
Ignore These Rules 
Listen to Your Eyes

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