5 presentation design rules worth breaking
Rule to break: You need a cohesive theme. What to do instead: Give your audience a tasteful curveball
If you really want to keep your audiences engaged and awake, try throwing in a completely one-off and random picture that still tie into your message
Rule to break: Your slides need to be perfect. What to do instead: Optimize your environment
room décor, body language, or even sounds
Rule to break: Follow a proven template. What to do instead: Craft a story that shines
Use case studies to supplement your tips. Interject yourself into your narrative. Pull your audiences into your experiences, anecdotes, and perspectives.
Rule to break: Be blunt. What to do instead: Use subtle cues
I use software that lets me zoom in and out of the content I’m sharing
Rule to break: Break rules. What to do instead: Use your best UX judgment
You’ll want to break some rules: just not all of them. A rule that you should never, ever break is the importance of keeping things readable.