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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)
Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
Part 3: Let’s Get Creating


As this ebook edition doesn't have fixed pagination, the page numbers below are hyperlinked for reference only, based on the printed edition of this book.


alignment 156-158

all-capitals feature 191, 201

animated elements

adding 192-194

animated Instagram story

animated elements, adding 192-194

creating 189


adding 221, 222

adding, with Canva features option 189-192

apps, connecting to Canva

Character Builder app 248, 249

Draw app 244, 245

QR code app 250

Shadows app 246, 247

Text to Image app 243, 244


adding 213-217

editing 215-217



changing 81-84

Background Remover tool 96, 98, 99

balance 153, 154

basic shapes

using, in logo 170-173

body font 107


basics 103

business name 104

colors 108

fonts 106, 107

imagery 105, 106

logo 104, 105

brand kit

creating 114

creating, with free account 121, 123, 124