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Prezi™ For Dummies® by Stephanie Diamond

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Chapter 9. Helping Designers Use Their Creations

The field of design has changed dramatically with the advent of software that helps designers work in ways they never could before. Now designers can go down to the pixel level to make repairs and improvements, allowing them to restore and enhance photographs and old artwork. In this way, previously created designs can have a whole new life.

In this chapter, I show you how designers can use their original creations in Prezi. With the click of a mouse, the entire canvas can be filled with graphics that show off your special talents. I look at which design elements are available and how you can use your favorite programs in conjunction with Prezi. You also find out how others have used Prezi to display their design talents. It's all very inspiring. I'm sure you'll want to jump right in.

Understanding the Design Process

Being a designer sets you apart from the crowd. Design skills are valuable in today's graphical interface world. They are called on to create Web sites, logos, and other online graphics. Information design, a subset of design, specifically deals with creating visuals that make understanding information easier. This is not an easy thing to do, but with Prezi, you have a powerful tool at hand.

In her book, Information Design Workbook, Kim Baer says that an information designer is easy to spot — she's the person who looks ...

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