Monthly Archives: February 2016

Power Tips for PowerPoint

We can’t get away from it. It doesn’t matter whether we’re designing for face-to-face or online: we’re going to have to use PowerPoint at least once in awhile.

I know, I said that like it’s a bad thing. And truly, it’s not that PowerPoint is that bad; it’s the way most people use it. GIANT SCREAMING BOLD HEADINGS. Five levels of bullets and walls of text. Gradients and shadows everywhere. Make it stop!

(Exhale) Now that I’ve got that out of my system, here are some tricks to bend PowerPoint to your will. Or at least avoid some of the most tedious and vexing issues. Continue reading