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How to avoid 'Death by PowerPoint'

You have been warned! 'Death by PowerPoint' is a term referred to bad presentations as the name suggests. Have you ever sat through a presentation that puts you to sleep or seems like never-ending torture? Well, all of us have been there, done that. Text-heavy slides, dysfunctional graphics, disconnect between the presenter and the deck, etc. are some attributes of such presentations. The term, 'Death by PowerPoint' is attributed to Angela R. Garber, who has successfully summarized everything that could go wrong in a performance. Over the years, presenter coaches and gurus have crafted several tips and tricks to avoid Death by PowerPoint.

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How culture inspires design?

Have you ever heard about Japanese minimalism in design? Or Islamic architecture? Mandala patterns? Well, you probably guessed it right! Culture has inspired design for centuries, and graphic design is a step forward in preserving these beautiful artforms and giving them a contemporary outlook. While each designer brings his/her unique palette to the table, there are always specific rules and guidelines which comes from the culture you work adding context and depth to your work. Be it the typeface, use of appropriate colors or hierarchy of information, a specific culture would inform these in a design layout. It is essential particularly for designers who have international clients to be mindful of the country's culture they are designed for. Some examples are:

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Top Trends in Graphic Design for 2019

The year, 2019, has been spectacular thus far for graphic design, and nothing is holding it back from setting new trends and breaking old records, and pushing its own boundaries. While specific trends were predicted earlier this year, the scale at which these have been experimented and used in design across the globe is undoubtedly astonishing. While the list is never-ending, we have compiled some of the top trends for 2019 in no order. 

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Go Beyond PowerPoint

PowerPoint's usage is ubiquitous, and it has undergone tremendous upgrades and improvements to still be able to top the list of best presentation tools in 2019. Professionals and deck designers make effective use of PowerPoint to deliver some of the best pitches of their lives. However, similar tools have emerged over the years, which serve the same purpose as PowerPoint but with greater ease for beginners. These cloud-based and online tools are for amateur people who want to speed up deck creation or for those who generally want to try new tools to for fun!

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All You Need to Know About PowerPoint Updates 2019

PowerPoint is, hands down, one of the most powerful, yet an underrated tool from Microsoft. While it is still one of the most widely used software in the world, only professionals and savvy users have been able to dig deep in its understanding. While it can create graphs, statistics, and appealingly convey information, PowerPoint has also become notorious for 'Death by PowerPoint,' which has stirred debate on the use of PPT for pitches, etc. To make active, use of PowerPoint, it is essential to understand each feature in the software and run several iterations to champion it.

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Presentation Skills: Go Behind the Scenes

Delivering presentations and keeping your audience engaged is a daunting task for experienced as well as amateur presenters. The adrenaline rush and the butterflies kick in despite the numbers of hours you put in preparing for that moment. This could eventually turn into one's worst nightmare if one fails to convince their audience or finds them snoring halfway through the presentation. To save yourselves the embarrassment, we have cracked the psychology of the human brain and its impact on presentations!

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Web Design Problems (And How to Fix Them)

Are you planning to grow your business? Do you want to take your business to the next level? Do you want to kickstart a career in web design? Well, if you are interested in any of these, we bet you must be thinking about a web solution. With the growing e-commerce industry, it is essential for business owners to capitalize on the digital marketing channel. If you are an amateur who is ready to grow their business online or someone willing to explore a career in web design, here is a list of dos and don'ts of web design.

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In the pursuit of ordinary comes the extraordinary

MUJI is an epitome of a simple yet excellent design concept. Ever since its launch in the early 2000s, MUJI has been in the headlines for unfolding a novel idea of minimalism, which is unique to Japanese culture. MUJI means 'no brand' in the Japanese language. To put it in simple terms, MUJI is all about eliminating waste, decluttering unnecessary items, and carefully eliminating and subtracting gratuitous features and design unrelated to function. Does that ring a bell for all aspiring designers out there?

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The art of typography

It requires an artistic mind to choose the color, style, size, line length, and design integration. That is why typography plays such a vital role in this age because people have become more mindful about how the visual world should look around them considering the designs, fonts and images. Moreover, in the digital world, it’s actually “Fonts speak louder than words” because they put a psychological effect in conveying a message.

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