Add Elements

Add different elements to your designs:

  1. Create or open an existing design.
  2. Click the Elements tab from the side panel.
  3. Use the search bar to look for specific elements, or browse suggested element groups by clicking See all next to each one.
  4. Click on an element to add it to your design. Premium elements are tagged with a $ or a .

Use CMD+D (Mac) or CTRL+D (Windows) to duplicate a selected element.

Elements include shapes, lines, illustrations, iconsbordersframesgrids, stickers, charts, and gradients.

Add photostextmusicvideos, and backgrounds to your design by clicking their tabs from the side panel. You can also embed different types of media.

To see more from a contributor, hover over an element from the editor side panel. Click the ••• icon that appears, and click View more by contributor below the element title.


Access an extended library of premium elements with a Canva Pro or Canva for Enterprise subscription.

Updated on February 22, 2021

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