Design Envy

  • 12 Feb 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Virtual Meeting



Chanta Rand

February 12, 2021 at 8:00AM


Design solutions that will make everyone jealous!

Are your training designs as exciting as watching paint dry? Do you wish you had the time and skills to produce more creative work? Does the thought of finding engaging ways to tell your data story to stakeholders make you break into a cold sweat?

There are no shortcuts when it comes to great design, but the Design-Envy session will show you some efficient ways to take your work to the next level. This session provides detailed information and plenty of examples of what exceptional instructional design looks like. Make your work stand out. Kick complacency to the curb. Design like a boss.

What’s Covered? 

White Space is Not Your Enemy 

  - Spatial Relationships 
  - Bulletproof Design (alternatives to bullet points)
  - Before and After Examples

    How to be Fontastic

      - Font choice/types
      - Setting the mood with font

      An Image is Worth 1,000 Likes

        - Best practices for images
        - Photos vs illustrations
        - Icons 
        - Diverse and inclusive images 

        Cozy up to Color

          - Make the color wheel work for you

          - Using color to evoke emotion and drive action

        Inclusive Learning
          - Accessibility considerations for Images/Videos/Audio


          - Recommended books
          - Recommended blogs and links
          - Design in a Box job aid (An exclusive for Hawkeye Chapter members)


            Chanta Rand is an instructional design artist with a craving for color, a love of layouts, and a fetish for fonts. Currently, a Sr. Learning Strategy & Innovation Advisor for CVS Health, she’s an expert on the latest learning innovations and trends. 

            In 2020, she founded and Curriculum Queens, consulting services focused on visually appealing training designs that help tell the data story. When she’s not designing, she’s working on her upcoming book, Breaking Bold: Techniques That Will Get Your Instructional Design Noticed. 

            She’s a rockhound who loves collecting rocks and painting them with social justice themes. To collaborate or to make contact, email


              - ATD Article: Get Your Visuals Noticed
              - ATD Job Aid: Unleash Your Inner Design Artist 


                - Website:
                - Email:

                Please join us up to 15 minutes early for a technology check, sign-in, and informal networking.  We will get started at 8:00AM.

                SHRM CREDITS
                This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

                REGISTRATION FEES
                Members can log into the website and register to attend the program for free.  Guests will need to register online and pay a fee of $20.00. We'd be more than happy to apply your registration fee toward a chapter membership when you become a member within one week of this program.

                This session is a Virtual Meeting and will be hosted using Zoom software.

                ATD Hawkeye Chapter
                P.O. Box 10847
                 Rapids, IA 52410-0847


                Phone: 319-244-8482

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