Looking for the best PowerPoint presentations to inspire you? We searched high and low to provide you with an out of this world list of the best PowerPoint presentation designs. Presentations don’t only have to be used the day of your pitch. Now with sites like SlideShare, presentations are a great medium for creating unique content. From Slideshares to Ted Talks, here’s a top 20 list of the best PowerPoint presentation designs.

…And feel free to laugh at the irony of us using bullet points while we applaud presenters for not using them!


Top 20 Best PowerPoint Presentation Designs


1. The Power of Networking

• Uses a minimal method

• High definition images

No more than 6 words per slide


2. Infographics Made Easy


Steve Job’s method of listing things in 3’s

• Large type font

• Bold color


3. Lost in Cultural Translation 

• Strong images

• Triggers emotion

• 1 key point per slide


4. McKinsey Style Presentation

Clear demonstration of a McKinsey style presentation


5. Ted Talk with Eli Pariser


• Relatable symbols and pictographs

• Minimal text

• No need for the presenter to look or read the slides


6. Designing for the (Multi) Big Picture 


• Strong branding scheme

High quality images

• Minimalism approach


7. 10 Steps of Project Management in Digital Agencies

•  One key concept per side

•  Easy on text

•  High quality images


8. Ted Talk with Doug Dietz

• Minimal slide use

• Implements the art of storytelling


9. The Hottest Analysis Tools for Startups

• Large font

• Consistent design

• The 3 key points are straight forward and clear


10. All About Beer

• Consistent design

• High quality images 

• One key point on each slide 


11. Communication Patterns


• Design scheme correlates with the subject

• High quality images


12. Ted Talk with Jill Bolte Taylor

• Triggers emotion

• Personal images to illustrate a story

• No more than 6 words per slide


13. GitHub’s CSS Performance 


• No more than 6 words per slide

• Personal photos to trigger emotion

• One key point per slide 


14. The Business of Social Media

• Clear examples

• Personal photos to trigger emotion

• One key point per slide

15. Beyond the default – explorations and experiments in BuddyPress


• Strong brand scheme

• Minimal text

• Simple and clear


16. Flyer

• Quality Images

• One key point per slide


17. The Grid: Final Pitch


• Large fonts

• High quality images

• Clear examples


18. Guy Kawasaki’s The Art of Innovation in 10 Steps

• Uses the 10.20.30 Rules

• One key concept per slide

• Simple

Tanya’s Story


• Triggers emotions

• Storytelling

• High quality images 


20. The Social Customer 

• One key point per slide

• High quality images

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About the Author: Shannon Callarman is the Marketing Coordinator at Cubicle Ninjas. She’s the tiny ninja behind the CN Twitter. You can also follow her on Google+.


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