5 - Draining Objects

Draining Objects

This week on Advance Your Slides TV I’ve got a tip for making it look like you’re animating just the fill color of a shape while leaving the border intact. It appears that the color is draining from the shape, but you could use a similar technique to create all sorts of effects. As always, […]

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Announcing Advance Your Slides TV

Today is a big day! I finally get to share a project I’ve been working on for months! I can hardly contain myself. Introducing Advance Your Slides TV! AYS TV is gonna be a weekly video series in which I’ll share the way I design presentations. Just me, sharing what I know about how to […]

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Seven Fonts That Pair Well for Your Next Presentation

Picking fonts for your presentation can be tricky business. With so many to choose from, how do you know which ones will look good together? The availability of literally thousands of fonts these days makes it easy to become paralyzed by the sheer number of choices. It helps to find ways to cut the possibilities […]

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2013 Target Back to School Ads

I’ve been loving these new ads from Target. They’re simple, yet so fun and entertaining. I think they show how attention to every detail can lead to a very strong emotional connection and delight in a very short amount of time. The recorder renditions of pop songs parents will recognize is a brilliant touch. Creating […]

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It’s Not Complicated

I love these new AT&T commercials with the businessman talking to a bunch of kids. I still can’t decide whether I think they’re scripted or not. If they are, those kids are great little actors. If they aren’t, well, those kids are hilarious. But that’s beside the point. Those commercials made me wonder if presentation […]

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