3 Overall Design Standards There are five basic slide samples presented here to help you build a PowerPoint® presentation:Cover Slide with David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA Health logosSection Title SlideStandard SlidePhoto SlideOther SlidesSelect and edit any of the following sample slides to create your own custom presentation
4 Overall Design Standards These standards are a tool to help guide youThese sample slides will not cover every design challenge needed in a PowerPoint presentationBy using these standards for color, type size, backgrounds and placement, a presentation can be created that is in keeping with our brand
5 Overall Design Standards Please follow these basic guidelines when creating a new presentation:The Cover Slide should always be the first and last slide of every presentationNever change the background color of a slideThis means never use a photo, illustration or pattern for the background of any slide that contains copyAll slide transitions should be set to default; no animation should be applied
7 UCLA Health Cover Slide The previous slide is the David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA Health Cover Slide. It is always the first and last slide of every PowerPoint presentationThe background is always UCLA Blue (RGB values ) with white stripe behind logosThe logos are always in full colorNever add photos, illustrations or text to this slideFor best results, copy and paste the artwork from the sample slide
9 Section Title SlideThe previous slide is an example of a Section Title Slide. This is used as a divider to begin sections in a presentationThe background is always whiteThe top bar is always UCLA BlueThe bottom bar is always PMS 1235The type is always black
10 Standard SlideThis is the Standard Slide design. This basic layout will be used the majority of the time for all presentationsYou can change the slide layout by selecting other Text and Content layouts available in the Slide Layout menuWhile the basic layout and available placeholders will change when you select from the Slide Layout menu, text formatting and colors should remain the same
11 Standard Slide The Standard Slide has a few design rules: The header bar is always at the top of the slide and is UCLA BlueThe bottom bar is always PMS 1235The David Geffen School of Medicine logo and the UCLA Health logo are always in full color, and is placed below the bottom barThe page number is always Arial 10 pt. black, and is placed in the right corner of the bottom bar, 0.25" from the right edgeThe header bar, bottom bar, logos and page numbers are preformatted in the Master Page. By default, these elements should appear on every slide except for the Cover SlidesTo review the Master Page layout, select View | Master | Slide Master from the PowerPoint main menu
15 Fonts & Point SizesFont colors and point sizes are preformatted in the Master Page and should not be changedSlide headings are set in Times at 36 pt. and appear in whiteBody copy is set in Arial at various point sizes and appears in UCLA Blue, black or PMS Cool Gray 10The next slide is an example of the fonts, sizes and colors used throughout the presentationTo review the Master Page layout, select View | Master | Slide Master from the PowerPoint main menu
16 Bullets & IndentsBullets are used on all sample slides to show examples of font and color formatting for each level of textUse the Bullets and Decrease | Increase Indent options in the formatting toolbar to create text levelsFirst Level – Arial 24 pt.Second Level – Arial 20 pt.Third Level – Arial 18 pt.Fourth Level – Arial 16 pt.Fifth Level – Arial 14 pt.
19 Photo SlideThe previous slide is an example of a Photo Slide. Photo Slides are created using the Title and Content Layout from the Slide Layout menuPhotos should always bleed left and right, and do not go beyond the top and bottom barsThe top bar and bottom bar should not be covered by the photoNever place type over the photoCaption is always below the photo in the area above the bottom barBy default, the photo will conform to the size of the placeholder provided in the basic slide layoutYou will need to manually scale and crop your image to be full-bleed using the format picture options and tools in the drawing toolbar
21 Other Slide LayoutsThis is an example of how to place a smaller photo using a Title, Text and Content LayoutPhotos should scale from the center to the edge of the slideCopy should never overlap the photoPhotos should not cover the top bar or the bottom barPhotos can be on the right- or left-hand side of a slideBoth options are available in the Slide Layout menu
22 Other Slide LayoutsThis is an example of a Title and 2-Column Text LayoutAll font and color formatting standards are the same when using multiple text boxesThe boxes should be separated by a 0.75 pt. black rule as shownYou can manually insert a rule or copy and paste it from this sample slideArial 20ptArial 18ptArial16 pt
23 Slide Heading – Times 32 pt. First Level – Arial 24 pt.Second Level – Arial 20 pt.Third Level – Arial 18 pt.Fourth Level – Arial 16 pt.Fifth Level – Arial 14 pt.
24 Other Slide LayoutsIllustrations and smaller photos can be used in presentationsThe illustration or photo should not interfere with the body copyBy default, the photo will conform to the size of the placeholder provided in the basic slide layoutYou can customize the size and placement of your image(s) using the format picture options and tools in the drawing toolbar
25 Other Slide LayoutsThis is an example of how to use a chart in a presentationAlways use colors that will complement your slide color paletteIf your chart contains type, make sure it is easy to read against your slide backgroundUse a 0.75 pt. gray rule to separate the chart from the body copyYou can manually insert a rule or copy and paste it from this sample slide