Liz Mckenzie is Head of PR and Communications at Canva, an online design and publishing tool which makes graphic design simple for everyone. Since launching in 2013, Canva has grown to over 20 million users across 190 countries, with more than 1.5 billion designs created, at 36 designs per second. Today Canva is growing from strength the strength, with over 700 team members working together on a mission to empower everyone to create beautiful designs.
In this interview, Liz talks about Canva’s infographic templates.
Geetesh: Tell us more about the extensive Infographics template library provided by Canva? How easy it is to use these templates, and what are the types of infographics that Canva users are creating?
Liz: Canva has hundreds of infographic design templates, ranging from educational infographics to timelines and data visualization. All of our templates are fully customizable with millions of free photos, icons, and illustrations, or you can upload your own.
With Canva, you also don’t need any graphic design experience – anyone can design their own infographic for free! Our drag and drop interface is so simple to use, it makes light work of creating beautiful infographics and creative graphs and charts.
Geetesh: How can infographics created in Canva be downloaded and used?
Liz: When you’re happy with your infographic design, you can publish it on any device in a range of formats, such as PNG, JPG, PDF, and animated GIFs or videos. You can also store your designs straight to Dropbox or Google Drive from our interface.
Geetesh: What extra options are available to Pro or Premium Canva accounts compared to the Free account.
Liz: With Canva Pro, you’ll get access to more photos and elements and thousands of fonts, with the ability to upload your own. You can create your own customized brand kit to ensure consistent branding across your designs, save time with our Magic Resize tool (never crop or resize again!), and create unlimited folders for your team to collaborate on and stay organized. Not to mention, you can add animation to your designs and create GIFs.