The S3 Canvas Series

A set of lighweight tools to explore and evolve an organization's business model, structure and teams.

Format Guide

Canvases are available in several different formats to allow for many different workflows, paper-based and digital, online and offline, individual and collaborative.

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“Traditional” Canvas Format

The traditional canvas format is a boxed layout to be printed (usually in A3 or larger) or to be used in visual planning tools (e.g. Miro, Mural, or Conceptboard,).

For the traditional canvas format the following variants exist:

You can download a PDF containing all 4 variants, or each individual variant as a PNG file (140dpi)

Multipage Documents

This format allows for many file-based and online workflows, as well as for printing on a standard A4 printer.

These canvases are available in Google Drive as Google Docs.

There’s two versions for each canvas:

Online Version

This Google Document can be used online, or downloaded in various formats (e.g. DOCX). Even if your logbook is not based on Google Docs, you can integrate it seamlessy into many apps such as Trello, Evernote for Business, or Confluence.

To use this template, simply make a copy and fill it in. Delete the instructional texts in each section as you go.

Make sure to use hyperlinks to reference other pages, documents, cards or notes where valuable.

This version contains just the headlines for each section (and a few text fields) and is formatted to A4, so you can use any old printer you have sitting around. It’s great for the delegation game, creating organization canvases in group workshops, or for solo work.

Go to the downloads page for the actual downloads.