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Simplifying the Design Process- One Canva at a Time

To all designers and creators: have you ever opened Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word, or even social media sites and asked yourself now what? How about those who fear the Adobe Suite or even Microsoft Office?

Canva, a design app, simplifies creating posters, flyers, presentations, business cards, Facebook covers- you name it. With a selection of professional, pre-designed graphics and stock photos to choose from, you can finish a project within minutes. Be aware that most stock photos have Canva watermarks or you can pay $1 to omit it.

Most of the design process is drag-and-drop. Choose what background, layout, and text you want in your project, then fill in the blanks. Customizing their templates is no problem either. Click on an object to move it, change the color, edit the text, or delete it.

Designs and graphics are great to embellish presentations- especially “PowerPoint-esque” ones. They catch audience’s attention and intrigue listeners. Be aware though, too much text and over the top graphics can just as easily detract your audience. Learn your medium before giving a presentation.

Below are examples of posters we made in less than five minutes:

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What can you create on Canva?

One Comment

  1. Waheed says:

    Hi! I think Canva is a great resource and i have visited the site some couple of times…

    Great content and very encouraging! I will surely inform my friends about this.

    I think one of the things that also make a good book attractive to both readers and buyers alike is the cover of the book!
    I ordered a cover design here https://goo.gl/RQTFB0 yesterday and it was professional! I am definitely going to use his service again…

    All in all, this is awesome!