What is Canva? A guide to the graphic design platform’s features and capabilities

It's easy to create beautifully edited designs and photos on Canva. <p class="copyright">andresr/Getty Images</p>
It’s easy to create beautifully edited designs and photos on Canva.
  • Canva is a free graphic design platform that’s great for making invitations, business cards, Instagram posts, and more.

  • A drag and drop interface makes customizing thousands of templates simple and easy.

  • Canva’s wide array of features allow you to edit photos without extensive photo editing knowledge or experience.

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Canva is a free graphic design platform that allows you to easily create invitations, business cards, flyers, lesson plans, Zoom backgrounds, and more using professionally designed templates. 

You can even upload your own photos and add them to Canva’s templates using a drag and drop interface. It’s like having a basic version of Photoshop that’s free and doesn’t require extensive photo editing knowledge to use. Here’s everything you need to know about using Canva.

Canva has more than 50,000

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A Design Lover’s Guide to Safe Summer Road Trips

Whether you associate road trips with being dragged across the country by your parents in an RV too small for both you and your annoying sister or breaking loose with your college pals, American Spirits in hand (remember those days?), there’s something undeniably freeing about taking to the open road. This summer, with the pandemic not yet in our rearview mirror, hitting the highway with your partner, your friends, your dog, or just yourself is also one of the best options for living out something close to a “normal” summer vacation, a much-needed breakaway after spending months in the same place. Here’s how to do it in style—and safely.

Do your due diligence.

<h1 class="title">Low Angle View Of Sequoia Trees In Forest, California. USA.</h1> <div class="caption"> A road running through the iconic Sequoias in Redwood National Park, California. </div> <cite class="credit">Photo: Carmen Martinez Torron / Via Getty Images</cite>

A road running through the iconic Sequoias in Redwood National Park, California.

Photo: Carmen Martinez Torron / Via Getty Images

You want to plan ahead, but you also want to leave open the room for change and

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