Harnessing Hierarchy

6 min

Hierarchy applies order to your designs, and makes sure the most important elements are seen first. Learn how to apply this principle to text and images to create clever and effective compositions.


  • You’ll need a Canva account

What you'll learn

  • Create order with text
  • Increase the size of elements to add emphasis
  • Emphasise elements with color
  • Use different font styles to highlight words
  • Use a prominent image to create visual starting point