A Field Guide to Haiku Deck’s Free Themes

June 12th, 2014 by

Free Themes for Presentations

Haiku Deck themes keep your decks looking stylish and cohesive from beginning to end, with a professionally designed combination of font, image filter, and color palette for your charts and graphs. Haiku Deck’s twenty free themes are available in both the Haiku Deck iPad app, and the Haiku Deck Web App.

Twenty Free Themes

Five Seven Five

Your ideas unleashed

Floating on a summer breeze–

Set your story free.

Our default theme, available in both upper and lower case.

Haiku Deck Five Seven Five

See more example slides and decks on our Five Seven Five Theme Pinterest board.

Volterra

Zip around in style with this theme’s classic curves and clean lines. Optional image filter makes colors bright and warm, like a favorite Pucci scarf. For jaunty journals or the perfect panini recipe, live La Vita Bella with Volterra.

Available in both upper and lower case.

Haiku Deck Volterra Theme

See more examples on our Volterra Theme Pinterest board.

Picaresque

The stylish sepia wash captures the imagination and steals the scene like a charmingly roguish hero. Whether you’re building out the backstory, presenting a retrospective, or bringing a magical new idea to life, Picaresque is pitch perfect. Available in both upper  and lower case.

Haiku Deck Picaresque Theme

See more example slides and decks on our Picaresque Theme Pinterest board.

Origami

Every colorful crane starts with a simple square of paper. This crisp, lighthearted theme with optional shadow-border filter is ideal for illustrating a blog post, enlivening a meeting agenda, or sending a personal message that’s truly a work of art.

Available in both upper and lower case.

Haiku Deck Origami Theme

See more examples on our Origami Theme Pinterest board.

Cinematic

Walk your big idea down the red carpet with this sweeping theme. Whether you’re storyboarding a script, thanking your supporters, or projecting your grand vision, Cinematic is the star of the show. Optional filter teases out the greens for a cinematographer’s touch.

Available uppercase only.

Haiku Deck Cinematic Theme

See more examples on our Cinematic Theme Pinterest board.

Zissou

Chart your course and explore new depths of meaning with this boldly exquisite theme. Zissou is perfect for presenting a plan, telling a mesmerizing story, and sharing highlights from your adventures, undersea or otherwise.

Available in both upper and lower case.

Haiku Deck Zissou Theme

See more examples on our Zissou Theme Pinterest board.

Iditarod

Bold curves paired with flowing script make this bracing theme an all-season winner. Chill the image tones with optional muted filter. When you’re rallying your team or pitching for a place in the race, you’ll glide to a strong finish with Iditarod.

iditarod

See more example slides and decks in the Iditarod theme on our Iditarod Theme Pinterest board.

Foundry

Hardworking and tough, Foundry rolls up its sleeves to make your words pop more strongly. In this theme your words do the heavy lifting, while images fade to the background in a sturdy wash of color. Inspired by work shirts, tool sets, and hard hats, this theme says it’s ok to sweat over a great idea.

Available in upper case only.

Foundry

Visit our Foundry Theme Pinterest board to see more example slides and decks.

Nantucket

This fresh, bracing theme with an optional vintage fade filter will put the wind in your creative sails. When you’re summarizing a discussion or making a pitch, reel them in with Nantucket.

Available in upper case only.

Nantucket

See more examples on our Nantucket Theme Pinterest board.

Starship

When it’s time to plot your course to the future, this theme takes you there at warp speed. Starship engages everyone’s inner geek and puts bold mission statements (or ship’s logs, for that matter) in your command.

Available in both upper and lower case.

starship

Visit our Starship Theme Pinterest board to see more examples in this theme.

Underdog

Get the crowd chanting your name with this hard-working theme that’s overflowing with scrappy heart. If you’re proclaiming your manifesto or rallying a roomful, Underdog is in your corner. Optional black-and-white filter for maximum punch.

Available in both upper and lower case.

underdog

See more examples on our Underdog Theme Pinterest board.

Clean

Invigorate your ideas with this fresh, fluid theme that sweeps away the dusty cobwebs of dullness. Choose Clean to infuse your insights, innovations, and inspirations with sparkling vitality and clarity.

Available in both upper and lower case.

clean

See more examples on our Clean Theme Pinterest board.

Kalamazoo

When you need a no-nonsense, straight-shooting look with just the right mix of magic and mettle, this theme won’t let you down. For stand-out status reports or noteworthy lecture recaps, tell it how it is with Kalamazoo. Optional filter boosts the mood with bluish tones.

Available in both upper and lower case.

kalamazoo

Visit our Kalamazoo Theme Pinterest board to see more examples.

Tabletop

This theme, crisp and clean as a well-chilled pinot grigio, pairs perfectly with precise language and tasty images. When you’re serving up meeting notes, spicing up a list, or selling your daily special, choose Tabletop to set the table with style.

Available in upper case only.

Tabletop

See more examples on our Tabletop Theme Pinterest board.

Fedora

This timeless style with optional black-and-white filter makes every story look like a classic. Pull together a snappy top 10 list, a high-impact how-to lesson, or a heartfelt homage with Fedora.

Available in both upper and lower case.

fedora

Visit our Fedora Theme Pinterest board to see more examples.

Novella

This evocative theme with optional saturated filter is a colorful canvas for vivid verbs, punchy adjectives, and broad strokes. Set the stage, illustrate your brand values, and tell your stories like a literary legend with Novella.

Available in upper case only.

Novella

See more example slides and decks on our Novella Theme Pinterest board.

Lucha

Give the same-old the smackdown with this exuberant theme that’s more colorful than a Tijuana dive bar. Grab Lucha to give the play-by-play of a larger-than-life event or to craft a visual resume that showcases your singular style.

Lucha is available in upper and lower case.

lucha

Visit our Lucha Theme Pinterest board to see more examples.

Orwell

Champion your cause and exert mind control with this compelling theme. Wherever your vision falls on the dystopian-to-utopian scale, speak the truth and cultivate your own cult of personality with Orwell. Optional fade filter maximizes the mood.

Available in upper case only.

Orwell

To see more examples visit our Orwell Theme Pinterest board.

Strangelove

The premier loves surprises, and so does your audience. Stop worrying and learn to love fist-shaking speeches with this roundly retro theme (sepia filter optional). When you’re in the hot seat for think tank findings, conspiracy theories, or war room briefings, let Strangelove be your fail-safe.

Available in upper and lower case font.

strangelove

See more examples on our Strangelove Theme Pinterest board.

Illuminati

Originally a secret theme only available by knowing a code to enter in the app, Illuminati is now available on the web and the iPad app. Shed light on mysterious subjects with the optional vignette filter. Build intrigue with the strong, old-world serif font face. When you want to draw in a crowd or keep your audience awaiting each slide with bated breath, Illuminati is the theme for you.

Available in upper case only.

illuminati

See more examples on our Illuminati Theme Pinterest board.

More About Haiku Deck Themes

Which is your favorite of our free themes? We’d love to hear in the comments.

(*Updated December, 2014)

  • http://melaniekissell.com/blog Melanie Kissell

    Simply DIVINE. Thanks for the holiday gift, HD!! :)

    • Haiku Deck

      Thank *you* Melanie! Can’t wait to see what you create with the new free themes!

      • http://melaniekissell.com/blog Melanie Kissell

        Ideas are whirling in my brain as we speak! :) My good buddy, Nick Armstrong (WTF Marketing), turned me on to Haiku Deck. Nick knows a good thing when he sees it!

        • Haiku Deck

          Nick Armstrong rocks!!

          • http://melaniekissell.com/blog Melanie Kissell

            I’ll second that motion. :) Nick has smarts, sassy-ness, and style!
            Wishing you warm and toasting tidings this holiday season, HD!

  • Kathy Schrock

    Thank you for the great new themes! Happy Holidays!

    • Haiku Deck

      Happy Holidays to you, Kathy! We’re looking forward to seeing what you create next!

  • Sergio

    Thank you very much for a great gift. How do I download the Illuminati theme on my iPad?

    • Haiku Deck

      Hi Sergio, if Illuminati is not showing up under your FONTS/THEMES, try these steps and let us know how that works out for you: Perform and image search for Hai5, then tap the orange Search button, and you should see a confirmation pop up. I hope that helps and if you’re still running into some trouble, please drop us a line here for further assistance: https://haikudeck.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

  • Richard T Lennox

    Thanks and Happy Holidays!