Notion for Creative Projects

Learn the tricks of how to combine the power of Notion with design methodology to create pages that have function, heart and style.
Course description

In this online course, you will learn how to use Notion's powerful no-code toolbox to create functional and visually appealing pages that can be shared online. Led by certified Notion consultant and founder of The Notion Bar, Frances Odera Matthews, you will gain a deep understanding of how to apply her expertise in UX and design thinking to come up with solutions that are both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

Throughout the course, you will learn how to navigate the Notion interface, work with its various features, and create custom layouts and navigation techniques to achieve your project goals. You will also learn how to work with Notion databases, set up a blog, create a roadmap, and optimize your workflow with dashboard templates.

In addition to the practical elements, you will also delve into the more artistic aspects of page creation, gathering inspiration to define your style and highlighting key elements. Frances will share her professional tips for customizing your page and creating an innovative, aesthetically pleasing design.

Once your creation is complete, you will learn how to publish it online and use it to connect with your audience and spark new collaborations. The course will conclude with a tour of the various Notion communities you can join to continue learning and tap into the platform's full potential.

Throughout the course, you will work on a personal profile page that you can share online with your community. No prior knowledge is required to take this course, and all you need is a computer and a Notion account. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user looking to take your skills to the next level, this course has something to offer for anyone interested in using Notion creatively.

Course outline

Section 1: Introduction

  • U1.1: About Me
  • U1.2: Influences

Section 2: The Basics

  • U2.1: Why Use Notion?
  • U2.2: Introduction to the Course Guide
  • U2.3: How to Use Notion

Section 3: Content Foundations

  • U3.1: Goal Setting and Choosing Blocks
  • U3.2: Structuring the Profile Page
  • U3.3: Setting up a Blog
  • U3.4: Sharing a Goals Roadmap
  • U3.5: Dashboard Templates

Section 4: Inspiration and Personalization

  • U4.1: Sourcing Design Inspiration
  • U4.2: Narrowing Down Your Style
  • U4.3: Customizing Notion
  • U4.4: Making an Aesthetic Profile Page

Section 5: Community and Beyond

  • U5.1: Publishing and Sharing a Profile Page
  • U5.2: Community Building and Collaboration
  • U5.3: Staying Inspired

Final Project: Introduction to Notion for Creative Projects