Design Rack Cards to Elevate Your Advertising through Canva

Use Canva’s drag-and-drop design tools to create professionally designed rack cards that stop traffic.

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Create rack cards that people will want to pick up and read

Whether you’re creating a rack card for a business, organization, club or class, it’s important to present all the details clearly and effectively. Because let’s face it, who wants to read a boring rack card with tacky imagery and garish fonts?

Canva helps you design a rack card that truly stands out from the rest. Not only that, a striking design is more likely to get picked up and read. With a huge selection of layouts, images, fonts and design elements at your fingertips, you can create a beautiful design – even if you don’t have any graphic design experience.

How to make a rack card

  1. Open Canva

    Open up Canva and search for the "Rack Card" design type to kick off your project.

  2. Select a template

    Explore Canva's library of fully customizable rack card templates. Choose one that suits your vision, whether it's bold or neutral, minimalist or ornate, funny or straightforward. You can start from scratch, too.

  3. Customize the design

    Personalize every element on a template. Change the colors, font, and background in just a few clicks. You can also upload your own photos and illustrations and drag and drop them to your design.

  4. Add more graphic design elements

    Feel free to add more graphic design elements to your rack card layout. Browse icons, illustrations, and vectors, then drag and drop them to the design. Use photo effects and filters to enhance your images.

  5. Save or order prints

    Download and save your rack card design as a high-quality PDF or image file. You can also order beautiful prints of your rack card from Canva Print.

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Take your advertising imagery to the next level

Imagery is powerful and it really has the power to cement your brand’s look and feel, so it’s important that any imagery you choose to use is of the highest quality. Canva gives you access to a stock library of over a million professional images, graphics and illustrations. Not only do these images look great, a lot of them are free to use. If a premium image takes your fancy, don’t worry about breaking the bank because a premium image only requires a small cost.

And if you want to make your rack card truly your own, you can do that too. The Canva platform allows all users to upload their own images for free.

Create a professional looking rack card for free

Don’t have the cash to hire a designer? There’s no need to fret. We believe that money shouldn’t hold you back from creating something great, so with Canva you have the ability to create a professional quality rack card without spending a fortune. All of our layouts have been produced by a team of expert graphic designers, giving you free access to high-end designs created with an artist’s eye.

Print your rack card in stunning high resolution

Once you’re happy with your design, it’s time to download and print. While a well-designed rack card is important, we recognise that its quality, vibrancy and clarity is too. So we’ve made sure that when you download your rack card, you can do so in stunning high resolution. This ensures that when you send your rack card design to Canva Print, it looks as eye-catching in a rack as it does on your screen.

Simply click the download button and save your rack card as a print-ready PDF. This will ensure your design is printed at the highest possible quality.


Canva is a free online platform that allows you to create amazing designs without any graphic design skills. All of the layouts in our library are free to use as many times as you like.

There’s no need to download or install anything to use Canva on the web. Simply head over to and create an account online to get started. Alternatively, you can download Canva on your iOS and Android devices, allowing you to create designs at home, at work or on the go!

Watermarks are used to brand or to protect paid images that are owned by the photographer. After creating your design in Canva, simply click the Download button and choose to export your design as an image or PDF.

At this point, you will be prompted to pay for any images within your design. Once you do, your image or PDF will download straight to your computer without the watermarks.

Designing in Canva is free! Our library of layouts has been created by awesome designers, making it as simple as a few clicks for you to create a professional design. If you use your own images in your design, the entire process will be free.

You can also choose from Canva’s library of over 1 million images, graphics, and illustrations. Many of these images are free, while some are offered at a very competitive price.

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