Course curriculum

  • 1

    WELCOME! The journey begins~

  • 2

    Downloadable materials and resources

    • Case study pack & instructions

    • Worksheet & Icon pack

  • 3

    Introduction to Design

  • 4

    Imagery

    • Pre-quiz

    • 3 types of imagery & selecting the right photo

    • Photos: Which is better? Illustrations or real-life photos?

    • Photos: Free resources

    • Photos: What to NOT do

    • Icons: Visual Bullet Points

    • Icons: Free resource & tips

    • Leverage the power of inference

    • Exercise: Visual brainstorming (10mins)

    • Metaphorical diagrams

    • Use visual words

    • Use analogies

  • 5

    Layout

    • Pre-quiz

    • Visual hierarchy

    • Fill the slide

    • Rule of thirds

    • Rule of thirds (examples)

    • Different layouts

    • How to choose the right layout

    • Exercise: Sketch the layout of your slide (3 mins)

  • 6

    Look

    • Introduction to Look

    • Typography hierarchy to amplify keywords

    • Typography hierarchy to simplify your slide

    • Typography: Fonts & recommended combinations

    • Shapes: Amplify key message

    • Shapes: The dos and don'ts

    • Colours: Best practices

    • Colours: Recommended colour palettes

    • Introduction to the creation of a mood board

    • Creating a mood board (Example)

    • Exercise: Create your own style guide (10 minutes)

    • How you should apply the style guide to your slides

    • Before you start designing, read this

  • 7

    Submission

    • Send us your revamped deck!

    • Quiz

  • 8

    Closing words

    • The new beginning

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