Google Slides: How to design a document

Google Slides design
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Google Slides is becoming more and more popular. As the world takes a step away from the office and embraces the benefits of remote working, more people are turning towards Google to provide a digital platform for creating, editing and sharing files across teams. 

The Google office suite comes free with any gmail account and provides high quality, web-based software for text editing, spreadsheets and presentation design. This tutorial will show you how to set up, lay out and export a document in Google Slides, using the same basic design principles you would use in any other program. 

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Matt Smith
Designer and Video Producer

Matt has worked for various publishing houses and design agencies, covering studio photography, video production, editorial design, branding, illustration and motion graphics. He currently works for Future PLC with brands such as T3, Woman&Home, Marie Claire, Music Week, TechRadar, Golden Joysticks, Cycling Weekly, Brand Impact Awards, Horse&Hound and Tech&Learning. In the past he has designed titles including Mac|Life, IQ, Bow International, Drummer, iDrum, Acoustic, Clay Shooting, Sea Fishing and GunTradeNews. He has experience across the full Adobe Suite and is currently spending a lot of time creating projects in Blender and After Effects.