Feb 07 2018 01:01 PM
I agree with you. To clarify, some of this you can already do in PowerPoint by customizing slide masters and saving the presentation as a template. You can even add multiple top-level masters, which become alternative "designs" in the gallery when the theme is applied. So, some of that is already supported.
But I think you might be suggesting that we should be able to further customize templates, and I think that's a great idea. Specifically, I'd like to see PowerPoint give users the ability to create:
This is a great forum to discuss ideas, but PowerPoint has a UserVoice page where you can actively submit and upvote this stuff. Maybe somebody will listen!