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With the help of design tools and elements available in Crello, you can organize highlights from a brainstorming session, map out a strategy, or explain a process in the form of a clear and easy to understand mind map.
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How to make a mind map in Crello
Choose the formatMake sure you’re logged in to your Crello Account and enter “mind map” in the search bar to find this format quickly. You can also create a design from scratch with your custom dimensions.
Select the templateBrowse through all available mind map templates, choose the one you want to edit, or simply scroll them for inspiration and design your own mind map.
Customize your mind mapAdd images, shapes, stickers, lines, and more design objects from a huge media library to explain your thoughts not only through text but also by means of design. Upload your files too!
Download completed designOnce your mind map is ready, download a design in any of the available formats or share it to social media right from the Crello interface. If you plan to print your mind map, make sure crop marks and bleed are turned on in the Download settings.
Tips for nailing even complex mind maps
Understand mind maps and relax
It's no secret that the human brain can digest visual information much more easily than a textual one. Organized and awesome-looking mind maps convert your complex and sometimes chaotic thoughts into concise visuals. Great mind maps are usually quite detailed but also interactive and easy to follow. A mind map is a diagram, not rocket science, so try to remember this along the way and keep your speech bubbles simple, small, and well-aligned.
Focus on the flow of your thoughts
To make a handy mind map, free your thoughts in the first place. Mind maps are representations of how we think or how we would like someone else to think. There is always a fundamental notion, a so-called starting point of your thought, and then you let it flow. This idea breaks down into several smaller concepts, which split into more tiny pieces, and so on until the topic is presented in every small detail.
Design your diagram with a reader in mind
Make clarity and inspiration your major mind mapping goals because usually mind maps are made for other people to read at them. Choose beautiful but also readable fonts for your text. Select a solid-colored background or one with fewer elements on it. A mind map is quite cluttered by its nature, and to keep it balanced, we recommend muting down all the other noise on the canvas.
Make your mind maps beautiful
When you need to generate a mind map, it doesn’t always turn out to be a creative process, but you’re the one who can make it creative. Combine raw data with graphic design to achieve easy and enjoyable navigation. Decorate the diagram with various design objects such as lines, shapes, and illustrations.
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