Japanese artistic tradition has endured for centuries and is built around certain central principles. Learn these key aesthetic ideas and work them in to your own presentations to achieve a more harmonious and memorable design. Read a more in depth post here: https://medium.com/p/17bc257bb45 Reach out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/slide_guy Send me an email: https://twitter.com/slide_guy
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5 5 Japanese Aesthetic Ideas (Applied to Presentation Design)
1. Shibui Simple, subtle, unobtrusive beauty is the ultimate goal for any design.
1. Shibui The Macbook Airs sleek sparing design embodies the Shibui aesthetic .
Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication -Leonardo DaVinci
Shibui Applied to Presentation Design HOW TO BRIDGE THE DISTANCE BETWEEN BUSINESS STRATEGY AND DESIGN Slide by Marty Neumeir Strip away everything except the core concept for a slide that is powerful, elegant, memorable and (above all) simple.
2. Wabi-Sabi Natural beauty is enhanced by a slight degree of asymmetry or imperfection.
2. Wabi Sabi Jeans improve with each wear and imperfection. This is a perfect example of Wabi-Sabi
Wabi-Sabi Applied to Presentation Design Without Wabi-Sabi Ads are Brief Just enough to cover whats important. With Wabi-Sabi Ads are Brief Just enough to cover whats important. Slide by @slidecomet Artful imperfection gives a slide an added dimension of character and personality that makes it more visually pleasing and memorable.
3. Iki Attitude or tone that is condent, calm and ironically detached i.e. cool.
3. Iki James Deans air of eortless condence exemplies the notion of Iki
Iki Applied to Presentation Design Slide by @mzkagan Slide by @JesseDee Inject your slides with an air of informal detachment. This will make your message more impactful by cutting through the normal pretensions of business communication.
4. Ygen Use of subtlety and allusion to hint at deeper meaning and invite interpretation.
4. Ygen Alfred Hitchcoks use of artful suspense in Psycho is a wonderful illustration of Ygen
Ygen Applied to Presentation Design Infuse your slides with drama by giving your audience room to speculate and ll in the blanks for themselves. Slide by Je Brenman
5. Jo-ha-ky Using tempo and build-up to create tension and excitement that enhances a story.
5. Jo-ha-ky The juxtaposition of climbs and falls in roller coasters embodies a core characteristic of Jo-ha-ky
Steve Jobs Jo-ha-ky Master Toy with your audiences expectations and keep them anticipating the big reveal. This is what Jobs did during the original iPhone Keynote.
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