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How to Make an IMPACT: Influence, inform and impress with your reports, presentations and business documents by Jon Moon

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Chapter 7. Document design: Tips, principles and ideas for notes, reports, packs and slides

  • Simple, accessible, easy-to-apply design principles for smarter documents

  • Redos – a report front cover, a slide, a CV, a client meeting note and more

  • Ideas and inspiration – for circulars, for reports in landscape and more

  • Common formats that hinder readability

  • Checklists for colour – should you use colour, and, if so, how?

 

Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.

 
 --Jeff Goldblum, Jurassic Park

This chapter is for people that design documents – and that means you. When you prepare a note, report, slide or information pack, you are designing. There’s not much difference between you and those ...

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