PowerPoint slides with quotes are part of most presentations. A typical slide with a quote looks like this:
The plain design of the slide allows the audience to go through the quote without any distractions. But it can be presented more powerfully. The slide design can be improved slightly without taking the attention away from the quote.
Improving PowerPoint Quote Slide
To make improvements to the slide design, we need to first decide on a specific aspect of the quote to focus on. Based on that we can present the quote in different ways. Here are 5 ideas to present quotes:
#1 Focus on the words in the quote
If you want to focus on the words in the quote, you may choose a design like this for your quote:
#2 Focus on the feeling
If you want to focus on the feeling behind the quote, you can amplify that by choosing a relevant photo in the background like this:
#3 Show the person quoted
If you want to focus on the person who said the words, you can choose to insert the picture of the person in the background like this:
Photo By Lijesh K – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
#4 Highlight the person quoted
If you want to bring even more focus to the person, you can add an interesting design element around the picture like this:
#5 Add drama to the slide background
Another way to spice up the slide is to create a pattern background behind the photo like this:
No matter what style you choose, it is a good idea to have a certain point of focus for your quote based slides. It makes it easy for you to make your design decisions.[content_box type=”with-header” title=”PowerPoint Mastery Member?” icon=”icon-lock” text_color=”dark” color=”default”]
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