Design Disruption – Canva’s 110M Users Create 15B Designs!

Design Disruption – Canva’s 110M Users Create 15B Designs!

Design Disruption – Celebrating 110 Million Users with 15 billion designs in Canva

The global design community of Canva has created 15 billion designs. These designs come with 15 billion stories behind them, marking a significant milestone in the journey towards empowering the world to design.

Canva, the popular online design platform, has achieved a significant milestone with its global design community creating 15 billion published designs. Since its inception in 2013, Canva has been dedicated to empowering people to design and express themselves visually, and this achievement reflects the platform’s successful efforts in this regard.

Canva’s CEO and founder, Melanie Perkins, acknowledged that this milestone was made possible by the vibrant community of over 110 million monthly users who use the platform to create stunning designs. The diversity of users, from a nonprofit organization in Scotland to a dessert cafe in China, a butcher in Brooklyn, or a mom in Melbourne, demonstrates Canva’s global reach and its power to connect people through design.

Canva is proud to have created a platform that inspires and empowers users to achieve their visual communication goals. The company recognizes that the 15 billion published designs are not just a number but represent a global movement of creativity and collaboration that brings people closer, even when they are worlds apart. Canva’s commitment to its users and the creative community is evident in its ongoing efforts to develop innovative design tools and features that enable anyone to express their ideas visually.

Design Disruption – Canva’s 110M Users Create 15B Designs!

Behind the designs

With 15 billion designs created in Canva, there’s a story behind each and every one. From unique to inspiring, impactful to ingenious, we’re constantly blown away by what you’re creating.

Castleberry ISD Lead Librarian, Heather Lamb, has been using Canva for years to encourage students to form a lifelong love for literature. Now she’s pushed her creativity even further and brought a unique Canva design to life. Her colorful bookmobile, named Mo, has traveled around Texas and distributed over 7,000 books and 450 meals to the community.

Content creator Hadas Avidor Goldin created a Snakes and Ladders board game entirely in Canva using elements and tables. She teaches educational workshops and leads the largest Hebrew Canva community on Facebook.

Kash Bhattacharya, founder of travel website Budget Traveller, used Canva to create a card game, ‘Locals Know it Best,’ which encourages tourists to talk to locals to discover their unique recommendations for activities, food, and more.

Your favorite things

15 billion designs is a lot of output from our awesome community. Check out what we’ve uncovered to be some of our global community’s favorite things along the way.

Your top 5 fonts

The Canva community has spoken, and the below rise to the top as the most popular fonts:

  1. Arimo (13,801,470,849)
  2. Open Sans (1,631,819,970)
  3. Glacial Indifference (952,295,936)
  4. Montserrat Classic (858,628,175)
  5. League Spartan (704,021,461)

Your top food items

You’ve got great taste! Your top food elements made up a delicious diet of:

  1. Apple (18,325,182)
  2. Carrot (2,264,460)
  3. Chinese Spicy Malatang (2,138,194)
  4. Avocado (1,933,710)
  5. Pizza (1,434,543)
  6. Salad (1,403,573)
  7. French Fries (1,147,755)
  8. Rice (973,903)

Your favorite words

Your most-searched words were a marvelous mix of shapes:

  1. Frame (203,427,852)
  2. Line (140,930,764)
  3. Arrow (126,436,147)
  4. Circle (109,281,025)
  5. Rectangle (84,558,427)
  6. Heart (71,646,235)
  7. Square (68,802,450)
  8. Flower (62,257,999)

A printing party

You loved bringing your designs to life in the real world!

  • You got down to business: over 200 million business cards have been designed with Canva.
  • You’re wearing our heart on your sleeve, with more than a quarter of a million unique t-shirts designed and printed with Canva over the years.

A global effort

In Brazil, soccer elements scored a total of 13,137,493 uses in Canva designs. The samba stood out as the world’s winning dance move, with 6,042,517 samba elements used globally in the past five years. Funk elements came in second with 3,180,704.

The sun’s well and truly out in Australia, with this element making an appearance almost

6 million times. Meanwhile, across the world, 9,511,363 mustaches have adorned your designs over the last five years, along with 175,203 mullets!

In Indonesia, more than one million scooter elements have been added to designs over the years. And there’s a lot of love for the local fruit favorite, the durian, which wins out with more than 1,175,290 elements used worldwide in the last five years. Rambutans are also beloved with 519,850 elements used over this period.

Our Mexican community celebrated many family memories, using Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) elements over 5 million times. Across the globe, you’ve added flamboyant flair to your designs with 13,084,986 hibiscus elements and 7,339,205 flamingos over the last five years.

Ooh la la – our French community is fond of fromage, choosing cheese elements almost 2.5 million times! And because there’s no better pairing than wine and cheese, our community used 94,373,738 wine elements and 32,625,161 champagne elements globally in the last five years.

A little more than 3 million coconut elements have been used in designs from the Philippines, while our global community has selected eagle elements 12,266,149 times and water buffalo (carabao) elements 659,844 times.

Pizza elements bested all other Italian dishes, with elements used more than 89 million times around the world in the last five years. Pasta elements were a respectable second with elements used almost 35.5 million times! Our Italian community loved to ‘espresso themselves,’ using a total of 2,898,432 Moka Bialetti coffee pot elements in their designs.

Unsurprisingly, Canva users confirm the UK loves a good brew, adding tea elements to their designs 1,961,732 times. Around the world, jam was chosen 7,929,699 times, and cream 7,210,155 times. Just add scones!

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