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Edward Tufte Notes

Edward Tufte Notes

This deserves to be blogged about, tweeted, retweeted, “Liked”, +’d… oh well, SPREAD THE WORD! Superb content and excellent design […]

Dec 7, 2011     No Comments
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Stretch your neck [infographic]

Stretch your neck [infographic]

Today I woke up with a pain in the neck… I mean, literally! Coincidently, I got an email from my […]

Oct 10, 2011     11 Comments
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Extreme Photo Cropping

Extreme Photo Cropping

How to convey a lot of visual information in an extremely narrow space. From Before&After Magazine.

Oct 10, 2011     No Comments
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PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Export to PDF: Missing First Slide?

PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Export to PDF: Missing First Slide?

PowerPoint for Mac 2011, although greatly improved, still has many flaws and issues that the Microsoft Office team needs to […]

May 18, 2011     1 Comment
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Making my Visual Resume

Making my Visual Resume

Yesterday I decided to finally design a visual version of my resume. Visual resumes are a huge trend nowadays, at […]

May 14, 2011     2 Comments
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Sketching at Work – A Guide to Visual Problem Solving and Communication

Sketching at Work – A Guide to Visual Problem Solving and Communication

Sketching at work is a guide to useful and flexible hand drawing techniques for different professionals. And what a great […]

Mar 26, 2011     No Comments
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Keynote Basics: Setting Up Presenter Notes

Keynote Basics: Setting Up Presenter Notes

Another handy quick video from Apple Tutorials explaining how to set up your notes and screen to present from Keynote.

Mar 10, 2011     No Comments
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Limelight

Limelight

“You are the number one visual in a presentation.” ~Kristin Arnold Click HERE to read Kristin Arnold’s blog – Boring […]

Mar 6, 2011     No Comments
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Leave room for improvisation

Leave room for improvisation

“I always think of public speaking as being a bit like jazz.” ~Sir Ken Robinson From Sir Ken Robinson’s interview […]

Mar 6, 2011     No Comments
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The Art of Coloring and Slide Design

The Art of Coloring and Slide Design

I’ve always loved playing with colors. My mother, a well-rounded artist, introduced me to arts at a very young age. […]

Jan 31, 2011     6 Comments
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2011 Presentation Calendar Design

2011 Presentation Calendar Design

I am really into wall calendars! This year, I couldn’t find anything I liked so I decided to design my […]

Jan 10, 2011     1 Comment
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Enchantment nominated for “Dramastic” Presentations of the Decade

Enchantment nominated for “Dramastic” Presentations of the Decade

I am very happy to report that my presentation design of Guy Kawasaki’s “Enchantment” speech was nominated for SlideRocket’s “Dramastic” […]

Dec 17, 2010     3 Comments
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Make people and objects stand out on your slides

Make people and objects stand out on your slides

In this post I will demonstrate a technique to make people and/or objects stand out on pictures of your slides. […]

Dec 13, 2010     3 Comments
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Photoshop Retouching

Photoshop Retouching

This is a picture of my dearest Lebanese grandmother. This picture was taken in the early 1930′s. The original picture […]

Dec 6, 2010     4 Comments
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Infographic: Keynote vs. PowerPoint

Infographic: Keynote vs. PowerPoint

Here is my latest infographic design with some of the main features of Keynote and PowerPoint. Download full-size image (1024×7652 […]

Nov 26, 2010     9 Comments
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Using Instant Alpha in Keynote

Using Instant Alpha in Keynote

Did you know that you can easily create professional looking graphics by removing the background of an image without having […]

Sep 8, 2010     No Comments
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Using custom fonts on Keynote for iPad (and Slideshare)

Using custom fonts on Keynote for iPad (and Slideshare)

Keynote for iPad currently supports over 40 fonts and font families, including American Typewriter, Helvetica, Futura, Papyrus, and Zapfino. When […]

Aug 30, 2010     4 Comments
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How I got to design Guy Kawasaki`s “Enchantment” Presentation

How I got to design Guy Kawasaki`s “Enchantment” Presentation

A few weeks ago, I made a short video presentation about the day when Chris Brogan and Guy Kawasaki both […]

Aug 26, 2010     36 Comments
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Evolution of my new logo

Evolution of my new logo

Last night I drew a new logo idea for AnaFxFz.com… it was just a random idea, nothing too serious. Today […]

Aug 23, 2010     2 Comments
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Presenting to “Aliens”

Presenting to “Aliens”

No! This post is not about Sci-Fi stories or about the day when I was abducted by grays and had […]

Jul 20, 2010     6 Comments
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My blog post was RT’d and I was popular for a day!

My blog post was RT’d and I was popular for a day!

My follow-up on yesterday’s post is a “thank-you” presentation for all the RTs I got for “Presenting your portfolio on […]

Jul 16, 2010     4 Comments
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Presenting your portfolio on the iPad

Presenting your portfolio on the iPad

If you are a presentation designer, you might want to get an iPad now! Especially if you work for yourself […]

Jul 15, 2010     16 Comments
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What’s wrong with this slide? [#1]

What’s wrong with this slide? [#1]

Let’s just say that EVERYTHING is wrong with this slide! … And what’s up with the explosion call-outs!? Just plain […]

Jul 14, 2010     6 Comments
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Recipe Presentation [#1]: Vegan Chocolate Cake

Recipe Presentation [#1]: Vegan Chocolate Cake

Presentations are a great way to follow culinary recipes, especially now with the iPad and so many other portable devices […]

Jul 13, 2010     No Comments
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