Canva – Create professional looking designs free

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Canva is a user-friendly, reliable design tool that makes it easy to take an idea and turn it into a stunning design, for print or online. It can be used to create professional looking designs for almost every purpose. To know more visit the website. https://canva.com

The Problem

As a professional or an individual we often require graphic designing solutions. We either have to rely on tools or an expert. Your use could be anything. From a social media post, resume, event poster, invitations, brand logo, visiting card, presentation or business report.

The problem arises when we have time and budget limitations. Many of us have amazing ideas but we don’t know where to start and how to represent our ideas in design.

The Solution

Canva offers you a very simple design platform that enables you to create amazing and professional quality graphic designs. This online design solution offers powerful features, including a simple drag-and-drop design tool and a vast collection of over 1 million photographs, graphics, and fonts.

You can export your designed assets to JPG or PDF. Design on your phone and continue your laptop. You can also add collaborators to edit your designs. Though built-in templates are the great place to start, you are not limited to choose those. Start from scratch and upload your own images and other branding assets.

Canva Features

  • Photo straightener & Image cropper
  • Image Transparency Tool
  • 8,000 Templates
  • Free icons & Badges
  • Design grids
  • Photo frames and stickers
  • Textures

Resources

To help you get started, we have collected few resources from the web.

Articles on Canva

You will find almost everything you need to know about Canva on its official blog. https://about.canva.com/blogs/. If you want to take a deeper dive you can go to its design school website. https://designschool.canva.com/

Videos

A detailed video explaining how to use Canva both on your phone and your desktop.

We are also recording a series of tutorial on design with Canva, subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay updated.

Conclusion

We like Canva mobile app, but we would suggest to start on your desktop if possible. You can see the designs clearly and make templates to use later.

Do remember that this is not replacement for your photos and vector editing apps, but with the right knowledge and smartness you can make wonders.

Let us know in the comments what do you think about this article? Do you use any designing apps? If you design using Canva feel free to send us your design on our social media handles. We would be honored to share your your work.

Did you know we use Canva along with Evernote to make and schedule our social media posts calendar. Checkout our article to know more.

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