Logos are everywhere. On the clothes we wear, on the phones we use, and on the food we buy—we’re surrounded. Some logos are incredibly straightforward—a letterform or a pictorial representation—and some are more complex. But one thing you can’t deny is that the meaning behind a logo informs the audience of what your brand is[.....]
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Perth-based photographer and art director Meghan Plowman has amassed a major online following for her unique aesthetic that seamlessly blends naturalistic lifestyle photography with minimalist interior styling. Plowman’s muted palette of choice (as seen in her Canva portfolio: The Colour Grey) is as much a balancing act between the luxurious and the simple as it[.....]
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These days, photography is so accessible that even a two-year-old can tinker with a smartphone and accidentally take a decent photo. That’s why it’s more important than ever to update your mobile photography skills. Elevate your Instagram game with this quick and easy guide to producing breath-taking phone camera shots that are truly worth sharing and double-tapping.[.....]
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At 19 years old, Joshua Resnick got into stock photography as a way to earn income while traveling with his then archeologist girlfriend. Despite lacking experience behind the lens, he decided to pursue the craft with only his artistic sense—and the internet—to guide him. “I did a ton of research and bought a DSLR and[.....]
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Branding is always important—but it’s especially important in the hyper-competitive world of startups. With new startups cropping up every day, if companies want to stay competitive, it’s crucial to develop strong branding that breaks through the clutter and grabs the attention of their ideal audience (customers and investors alike). And a great way to do[.....]
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“Donors don’t give to institutions,” said G.T. Smith, President of Davis & Elkins college. “They invest in ideas and people in whom they believe.” That’s where engaging ad campaigns come in. Especially in a crowded online landscape, nonprofits have to make an impact quickly, deeply, and often by using new platforms and technologies. The good[.....]
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A digital portfolio is a powerful way to show a potential employer who you are and how much you’ve accomplished in your career so far. Read on for some tips and tricks to creating an eye-catching digital portfolio so that you’re prepared for any new opportunity that comes your way. When an opportunity presents itself,[.....]
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Tired of spending all day trying to grow your social media platforms? In this article, we share five tips that will help you streamline your social media marketing so that you can focus on other projects throughout the day. While building your personal brand or business on social media can be an exciting endeavour—anyone else[.....]
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Mood boards are so much more than curating your Pinterest board. Don’t believe us? Below, we list some of the ways developing a mood board can help you develop your ideas. From multi-team projects to building the foundations of a company, learning to use mood boards as part of your initial brainstorming process can help[.....]
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Looking for ways to promote your photography on Instagram? Or are you searching for inspiration that will help boost your own creativity? With Instagram hubs you get to do both at the same time. These accounts curate and share other users’ images, just like an art gallery for like-minded followers. They also act as a[.....]
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In case you hadn’t heard, email marketing isn’t dead. And to prove it, we take a look at some of the best email designs we’ve come across. In fact, the reality is quite the opposite. By the end of next year, it’s expected that the total number of worldwide email accounts will increase to over 4.3[.....]
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While you may think that designers create purely from the heart, many balance their creative flair with careful pragmatism and problem-solving skills. See below for tips on how to think like a designer. Whether you’ve never designed anything before, or consider yourself a design wizard, there are a few brainstorming principles you can start every[.....]
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Creating a presentation is a key element for many positions these days whether you’re an executive, speaker, or working in a professional setting. Getting your message across in a concise and visually appealing manner is a challenge for many people—but it doesn’t need to be. We’ve put together the ultimate guide to creating a presentation[.....]
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Tired of stale ideas? Or worse, no ideas at all? Creativity is an important part of problem solving and development. Below, we share eight tips from designers who rely on creativity everyday. When it comes to designing on Canva, you’ve likely got a project that needs to make an impact. But sometimes it’s hard to[.....]
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In the same way that a clever turn of phrase can become a cliché through repeated, widespread use, certain photography techniques can also be worn out to the point of oversaturation. If you’re new to photography, take comfort in the knowledge that even the most seasoned photographers may find these familiar shots in their portfolio.[.....]
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Time poor? Digital marketing doesn’t have to take the entire day. In this article, we’ll show you how to take one design and market it in four different ways. We’ll also show you some time-saving additions to Canva that will help level-up your social media presence. Read on for our tips on repurposing content for[.....]
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Matthew Gibson didn’t start out in photography like most of his contemporaries. He didn’t play around with a camera when he was still a child nor go to school specifically to learn the artform. Instead, he followed a completely different path in the corporate world for most of his life—until a serendipitous major back surgery[.....]
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Whether it’s for your first job or you’ve got years of experience, job hunting is a daunting task. Your first step in getting potential employers to take notice is to create a striking resume. Resumes create a first impression of you, as they give employers a detailed summary of your skills, capabilities and experience. Resumes[.....]
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Have you ever wondered exactly how to break into the world of commercial photography? Well, the simplest route is through stock photos. It’s both the easiest and fastest method to getting your images published virtually everywhere—from websites to blogs and even print brochures. If you’re interested in trying out stock photography but don’t know where[.....]
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Welcome! With Canva, you can create beautiful designs for work, school and play in minutes—no design skills necessary. Canva is easy to use and full of possibility: our mission is to allow you to design anything and publish anywhere. This article will help you learn the basics, so you can start designing quickly. Here’s what[.....]
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You’ve just added the finishing touches to your masterpiece, and now it’s time to show the world your creative skills. Downloading your design is just the tip of the iceberg—with Canva, there is so much more you can do, from professional printing to creating a website. Scroll on for some ideas to get you started.[.....]
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Due to the strong influence of social media, stock photography has slowly transformed from being predictably clinical to sophisticatedly artistic in the last few years. The cliched smiling models in overlit studios are now increasingly being replaced by images that can only truly be described as works of art. Among the artists that drive stock[.....]
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