So, today, I thought it would be a good idea to teach you PowerPoint daredevils how to make a stylish, minimalist front cover.
Why is it minimalist, you ask?
Because we are only using one shape to use in a pattern. Well, unless you count the text box.
The term “minimalist” is derived from the parent term minimalism. I’ve researched the interwebs for some time, looking for the perfection definition for “minimalism.” This is the best one I could find. Couldn’t find a proper source, so I’ll just link the article I found it from.
Minimalism is the use of the fewest and barest essentials or elements, as in the arts, literature, or design.
If you’ve been following my tutorials (which you should) you would know that I am a huge advocate for the ‘less is more’ principle. The idea of using PowerPoint isn’t to make your slides look nice, it’s to make your information on your PowerPoint slides easy to process while looking beautiful.
And let me tell you, with minimalism, it’s MUCH easier to make something beautiful. Let’s use my favorite superhero of all time, Spider-Man as an example to demonstrate my point.
Although this is beautiful, this is something that is pretty hard to make:
This, on the other hand, is still beautiful and is much easier to make:
Today, you guys and girls are going to learn:
And much more.
Have fun with this one!