Five Unexpected Uses of Canva

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When first starting out, Canva can be a tricky place to find your way through. The wide assortment of features which makes designing very easy and interesting, however it may also lead to confusion if you are not well-versed with the platform. This may keep users from discovering the multiple smart and underrated uses of Canva.

Five Unexpected uses of Canva

In this article, let's explore some of the features of Canva that are less frequently used but they can be quite handy.


Whether you are a teacher trying to make learning fun for your students or an intern trying to leave a good impression with your ideas, presentations are the one solution for all this problem. Canva helps make your presentations look formal and compact. It also gives you the freedom to explore different features and create a presentation which suits all your criteria.

Pinterest Graphics and Infographics

For a growing business, its website is its best foot forward to the world in other words the hub of its online presence. Pinterest in this case becomes the perfect place to showcase the brand’s full potential by linking the blog post to the Pinterest boards. Canva has an extensive range of graphics and designs to help the board stand out.

Social Media Icons

A number of social media icons are available under the icons options. Though we can’t create images smaller than 40×40, but a tool can always be used to resize these images.


Brochures are notorious for sucking thousands of bucks from our budget. Canva may not be able to replace an expert graphic designer. But for those running on a short budget, it happens to be an affordable and fast solution. The vast designs can help in creating a handout and may also help a writer visualize the format. Canva with its wide range of templates surely eases the process.


Timeline is a vertical infographic design that can be used by students very effectively to keep track of historic events, sequence of events, and mathematical or logical statements in sequence.

Updated on: 09-Dec-2021


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