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Canva’s hidden features you need to know about

Are you tired of the same old designs and looking to take your creativity to new heights? If you’re a graphic design enthusiast, marketer, or business owner, you’ve likely heard of Canva – the powerful and user-friendly graphic design platform that has revolutionised the way we create stunning visuals. While Canva is renowned for its ease of use and extensive library of templates, did you know that it also hides a treasure trove of hidden features to supercharge your creativity? In this blog, we’ll unlock the vault and reveal Canva’s hidden gems that will elevate your designs and help you stand out from the crowd.

Animation Effects

Take your designs to the next level with Canva’s animation effects. Add subtle animations to elements like text or icons to create eye-catching visuals for social media posts or presentations.

Font Combinations

Choosing the right font combination can make or break a design. Canva offers pre-designed font pairings to save you time and ensure your typography game is on point.

Color Palette Generator

Struggling to find the perfect color scheme? Canva’s color palette generator allows you to upload an image, and it automatically generates a harmonious color palette based on the image’s colors.

Transparent Shapes

Create captivating designs by overlaying transparent shapes on images or graphics. This feature adds depth and dimension to your designs.

Collaborate with Teams

Collaboration is essential for many projects. Canva’s team collaboration feature allows multiple users to work together in real-time, making it ideal for group projects and design feedback.

Download Designs as GIFs

In addition to the standard image formats, Canva lets you download your designs as animated GIFs, perfect for sharing on social media or websites.

Presentation Mode

Impress your audience by presenting your designs directly from Canva. The presentation mode offers a smooth and professional display of your slides, without the need for external software.

Canva Print

Bring your designs to life with Canva Print. From business cards to posters, Canva Print ensures high-quality prints are delivered to your doorstep.

Transparent Icons

Customise your icons further with Canva’s transparent icon feature. This allows you to change the color of the icons to match your design seamlessly.

Data Visualisation Tools

Transform raw data into visually appealing charts and graphs with Canva’s data visualisation tools. Present complex information in an easily digestible format.

With Canva’s hidden features at your disposal, there’s no limit to what you can achieve creatively. Whether you’re a design novice or a seasoned pro, these hidden gems will undoubtedly amplify your designs and unleash your creativity in ways you never thought possible. So, dive in, explore, and let Canva’s hidden features elevate your visual storytelling to new heights!

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Donna Barton

I'm Senior Performance Marketing Specialist at Digital 24. I'm an analytics nerd with a passion for diving into data. When I'm not analysing data, you'll find me working on advertising across channels including Google, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and X.