Must-know Presentation Design Tips to Avoid Problems When Projecting

Must-know Presentation Design Tips to Avoid Problems When Projecting

Sometimes presentations that display beautifully on your monitor just don’t look that great when projected. We’ve pulled together some of our best presentation design tips for using graphics, colors, and fonts that will help your presentation look great on the big screen. Graphics Placement: In some venues, sightlines can be obstructed by rows of seats. As a result, […]

Avoid Blurry Photos in PowerPoint

Avoid Blurry Photos in PowerPoint

How often have you opened up a PowerPoint, started the slideshow mode, only to be stopped in your tracks by a photo that’s blurry? We’ve received many desperate emails from clients asking, “Can you do something with the photos? Why are they so blurry and fuzzy?” A rose is a rose… What happened? Most likely […]

Selling with a Hands-on ROI Demo

Bluewave is all about visual storytelling. We design professional presentation media that help our clients deliver clear, compelling and visually impactful communications for corporate events, keynote executive speeches, product launches, sales meetings and road shows. These are often big-stakes situations, where high pressure, precision and state-of-the-art multimedia predominate. But sometimes the most effective selling tool […]

Slide Aspect Ratios: What You Need to Know

Many PowerPoint presentations are formatted at the default 4:3 aspect ratio, which is the display size used by older TV screens and projectors. Widescreen shows, with a 16:9 aspect ratio, are becoming more and more common. Keynote conferences and other high-end events will likely be displayed in widescreen environments. For smaller venues, widescreen HD-capable DLP chip projectors are now very […]

Problems with Arial Black?

We encountered a strange situation recently with the font Arial Black in PowerPoint: all instances of the font suddenly turned italic. Nothing we could think to do removed the italic formatting. And even odder, this problem only occurred on certain workstations. After some sleuthing on Google, we discovered that the Windows Service Pack 3 upgrade apparently installs […]