Design trends also affect PowerPoint market. Using a PowerPoint template that matches the latest trend can boost your presentation content, but wait! Not all design trends are matched for all purpose. Here, we summarize the latest presentation design trends with what to do—and not to do—with them.
As we all know, PowerPoint isn’t only for boring presentation. Lately, it grows into a business weapon for many corporations, even has its own category in many design market! Truth be told, PowerPoint is the most popular tool for presentation. It is easy to customize, and flexible to any design trends.
Bright colors tend to catch our attention and generate positive emotions than dark colors. Popping bright colors also spreading fun vibes, while pastel colors are more discrete.
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Using bright colors can quickly catch your audience’s focus, along with the fact that vibrant colors are popular lately.
Don’ts: Too many bright colors can make our eyes bleed. It also can make reading experience less comfortable.
Do’s: Balance your bright colors with neutral or darker colors. Use it as details, to guide people’s attention. You also can use it in large typography.
Again, for the sake of grabbing audience’s attention, designer nowadays are more experimental in designing layout. Rebelling against harmony, bringing directed chaos back to the designing table with unique, unbalanced compositions.
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This trend is actually fun. It’s nice to add variety to some presentation topics, like fashion or art. Experimental layouts are usually not perfectly balanced, but it has its own capability to create a unique and stand-out look.
Don’t use experimental layout on heavy page, like in slide that contain many text. Even it called ‘experimental’ don’t throw elements all over the slide—basic alignment must take place in some main elements.
Use experimental layout while your slide doesn’t contain many text. Use overlapping elements only when you have a good contrast and big enough typography.
Blank white space can create elegant looks. Flying decorative icons, underscores, geometric figures, and fragments are getting more and more popular, as they can add an interesting note to any design. They can act as balancers, separators, or pointers to content, like little useful comments.
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Do not let little details outshine your main content. Make it as an element that guide your audience’s attention.
Balance little details with a minimal and clean layout.
Try adding context to the details making them relevant to the content.
That’s all the things you can do (or not do) with the latest design trends! To get to know more, you can check the 2019 Presentation Trend for our recommended items. What latest design trend do you like the most? Tell us in the comment section! 🙂