Years of experience with client presentation templates have confirmed that there is basically only one way to lay out a corporate template.

  • Title at the top left. Some templates have a huge corporate logo getting in the way there
  • If you want to put a logo, put it at the bottom right to compensate for the "weight" of the title in the top left. Logo on the top right eats space for the headline, logo at the bottom left makes it harder to put footnotes
  • Page number in the top right (bottom right is taken up by the logo)
  • Which leaves space for footnotes at the bottom left.

You might notice that my presentation app SlideMagic uses this layout.