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  1. Tap into your second brain with Canva Whiteboards

Tap into your second brain with Canva Whiteboards

Whether you’re dreaming up an event, making a moodboard, or mindmapping a vision, digital whiteboards are an easy way to bring your ideas to life in creative and organized ways.


When it comes to organization, there’s something so satisfying about visually mapping out your ideas – and it turns out it’s also an effective way for both yourself and others to gain better understanding. Research shows(opens in a new tab or window) around 65% of people are visual learners and respond better when ideas are visually reflected in front of them, so it’s no wonder 90% of global business leaders(opens in a new tab or window) now utilizing digital collaboration tools such as Whiteboards(opens in a new tab or window) at least once a week to communicate and collaborate.

Digital whiteboards are a great way to power different workflows and gather information – but they’re not just limited to large workplaces. From interior design moodboards to vision board planning, travel itineraries, to-do lists and content calendars, you can think of Canva Whiteboards(opens in a new tab or window) as your second brain to map your thoughts and take your ideas to the next level.

A new way to organize your life

We know life gets busy, and finding ways to streamline your to-do lists without adding even more tasks to the list can be challenging – until now. With Canva Whiteboards, say goodbye to pen and paper and instead bring your thoughts to life through aesthetically pleasing, logical digital designs. Whether you’re looking to map out your weekly plans or shopping lists, vision board your goals and aspirations, or bring your travel dreams to reality with a mood board, itinerary, and checklist, we’ve got hundreds of ready-made templates for you to customize to suit your needs.

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Make your event dreams a reality

When it comes to running events, the never-ending list of tasks can be daunting – not to mention the various different documents and sheets to keep track of along the way. Organizing events and streamlining your prep has never been easier, with the infinite space in Canva Whiteboards allowing plenty of space for various assets within one easy-to-manage and shareable space. From mapping out a moodboard(opens in a new tab or window) or brainstorming(opens in a new tab or window) and research(opens in a new tab or window), to mapping the layout or floorspace for an event or activation, status trackers(opens in a new tab or window), checklists(opens in a new tab or window) and event day runsheets(opens in a new tab or window), digital whiteboards provide the perfect opportunity to house all your assets in one space to tick off along the way.

Supercharge study and work tasks

Whiteboards are an indispensable solution for students pulling together information for assignments, or researching and structuring essays. Whiteboards are common in the workplace too – but they aren’t only useful for brainstorming. Not only are whiteboards a great resource for planning work events or parties, they’re also helpful for busy marketing teams looking to map out a social media content calendar, or storyboard upcoming videos.

Whiteboards can also be a great way to host icebreaker games or trivia during team meetings. Simply expand a Canva Presentation(opens in a new tab or window) slide into a Whiteboard for your team to jump in and share their answers.

Say hello to improved collaboration

Not only do whiteboards bring all your assets and ideas together, anyone can join with or without a Canva account, making collaboration seamless. When presenting Whiteboards within Presentations, our Remote Control feature uses a shareable link to control slides from your phone or desktop – no more awkward "next slide, please" in group presentations!

And whether you’re sharing your designs with your family and friends, partner, suppliers, or workmates, collaborating just got easier with personalized sticky notes showing whose ideas are whose, and the ability to follow a user to ensure nobody gets lost in the infinite canvas.

Image of a laptop with a Canva Whiteboard open, where the user is using Whiteboards to mock up design options for building their dream house.

Whether you’re dreaming up big visions in your personal or professional life, or looking to mind map ideas, digital whiteboards are an easy way to bring your designs to life in engaging and organized ways. Available on desktop or on the go via the Canva app, get ready to bring your ideas and lists to life anywhere, anytime.

Ready to reduce your mental load and bring your ideas to life? Try Whiteboards for yourself today(opens in a new tab or window).


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