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Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your Presentations by Garr Reynolds

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8. Achieving Harmony

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Garden photographs reprinted with permission from the book Mirei Shigemori, Modernizing The Japanese Garden (Stone Bridge Press) by Christian Tschumi and Markuz Wernli Saito. See Markuz’s portfolio at www.markuz.com.

Every individual slide and every slide deck should feel like it is part of a unified whole. When you have unity, the elements are congruous, creating a general perception that things are connected and part of the same message. As we observed in Chapter 6, your slides should elicit a feeling of “this design works,” when looking at the whole.

It’s true that we also want variety within individual ...

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