THERE’S MORE TO CELEBRATE WITH FILIPINO CULTURE, HERITAGE, AND IDENTITY WITH THESE MODERN PINOY DESIGN ELEMENTS
This month, in celebration of the Buwan Ng Wika or the National Language Month, online design platform, Canva, launched a Filipino-themed content collection with an impressive array of local templates, fonts, illustrations, and photos that will definitely fire up the Pinoy pride within.
This month, in celebration of the Buwan Ng Wika or the National Language Month, online design platform, Canva, just launched its Filipino-themed content collection with an impressive array of local templates, fonts, illustrations, and photos that will definitely fire up the Pinoy pride within.
Canva brings its users a vibrant and hyperlocal font collection inspired by Filipino geography, language, culture, and local flavor. It now has Kawit, a brush font reminiscent of the curves and flourish of old Philippine emblems, Maragsa, designed after the sharp edges of accent marks used to correct the pronunciation of Filipino words, Dangwa, a curvy brush typeface inspired by Filipino signmakers and a whole lot of other fonts. This font collection showcases the talents of Filipino typographers whose fonts were inspired by geography, language, and other cultural elements.
Bannering other Pinoy celebrations, Canva also shows off exciting template themes and design elements like Araw ng Kalayaan or Independence Day collection featuring a roster of Filipino heroes, and information on voter registration; Holy Week collection showing home-based activities during the lent season like Virtual Visita Iglesia; and Flores de Mayo, shows two styles of paper doll-inspired mix and match elements featuring traditional Filipiñana attire and props.
Even if you’re stuck at home, you can still enjoy and have fun by exploring the Staycation collection featuring summer vacation at home, mixed with Philippine Summer, a collection of household items in the typical Filipino home.
Design elements collections showing off every Juan’s household staples
Bespoke Filipino content like the Minimalist Lines Philippines elements featuring traditional Filipino symbols like the flag, tricycle, and jeepney are also included in the new content collection; Valentines Filipino Food Pairings featuring popular staple Pinoy food pairings like kape at kanin (coffee and rice), and kape at pandesal (coffee and pandesal); and Lined Pinoy Fruits and Vegetables showing Pinoy fruits and veggies like dalanghita (Mandarin Orange), guyabano, chico, duhat (Java Plum), and durian.
Playful food pairing illustrations like kanin and pancit; colorful illustrations of your favorite
Add local flair to any design by simply typing in the keywords ‘Filipino’ or ‘Pinoy’ for hundreds of truly local elements. You may also change the language setting to Tagalog to gain access to Canva’s growing collection of exclusive Filipino templates.
Canva is also set to roll out yet another set of Filipino templates, fonts, and elements. Watch out for more localized templates, more fonts by Filipino typographers, PH Travel Collection with photos of Philippine landscapes and local sceneries, and PH Food Collection with photos of various Filipino dishes.
To know more, visit canva.com.