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Design Better and Build Your Brand in Canva

By : Laura Goodsell
Book Image

Design Better and Build Your Brand in Canva

By: Laura Goodsell

Overview of this book

If you're constantly frustrated by how long it takes to create a design in Canva, then you've come to the right place. This book will get you up and running quickly with creating professional branded graphics in Canva. You’ll learn how to set up a Canva account, both free and pro and create a brand kit while understanding the importance of branding. Next, you’ll discover all the features and tools as well as how to put everything together to build a brand you love and graphics that work for your business. As you progress, the chapters will show you how to organize your account, create presentations, use videos and animation within your marketing materials and more. By the end of this book, you’ll have a solid understanding of what Canva is and what it does and be able to confidently and easily create a branded design from scratch.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
1
Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
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Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
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Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

Printing directly through Canva

Canva has a fantastic array of printable products, where you can create a design and then have it printed onto a product and shipped to you all from within Canva itself.

This is set to get bigger and better as more features and printed products are added.

Let’s have a look at some of the items you can have your designs printed onto. Have a look at the Template tab on the left-hand menu, and then scroll down to Custom Prints:

Figure 12.12 – Custom Prints product options

Figure 12.12 – Custom Prints product options

This opens up a new sub-menu of different product types. From here, you can choose what you would like to print, whether on T-shirts, mugs, labels, or jumpers, among other things:

Figure 12.13 – Selection of different products available for print

Figure 12.13 – Selection of different products available for print

Once selected, you are presented with a range of different template designs suited to the product, or you can select the first option on this page to create...