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Several issues ago, we discussed how silhouettes can be a great design idea. Let us explore some examples of why a silhouette can work better than typical pictures or even vector art. First of all, silhouettes are mainly neutral — you cannot identify the race or nationality of a person based on their silhouettes. This makes silhouettes a very useable form of visuals for audiences that have a large international or racial representation. Silhouettes also do not call for attention, and can work as subtle graphics that complement and sync with the speaker or presenter rather than drawing attention. Imagine you use a picture of a very beautiful or an ugly person on your slide — it is natural for the audience to look at that visual for a longer time at the expense of giving you attention!

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