Canva is a web-based application (also an iPad app) that allows the average person to become a graphic designer!  Unlike the Adobe Creative Suite, Canva requires no extensive training or design skills.  Instead, Canva provides free templates, graphics, and fonts that are easy to combine into eye-catching designs.

canva: inspiring the world to design














  • Marketing & promotions
  • Branding
  • Blog and social media graphics
  • Presentation graphics
  • Magazine layouts
  • Resume and letterhead templates


Platform:  Online and iOS

Price:  Free to use.  Some content requires payment.  Also has a pro version called Canva for Work with some advanced features.


Tutorial Type: Text and videos

[This page was updated June 2016]