If you’re planning to put together a magazine, book, or brochure, Adobe InDesign is without a doubt going to be your tool of choice. This software is perfectly tuned for creating complex layouts for print and digital, but sometimes you need a bit of a helping hand.
25 InDesign Templates Every Designer Should Own
These 25 templates, from catalogues to letterheads and everything in between, will give you a head start on creating your perfect design. Don’t even think about firing up InDesign without these helpful templates to hand.
Using a ready-prepped magazine template means that fiddly things like masters, page numbers and running headers will be already set up for you. In addition, you can find a huge range of stylish designs to suit almost any magazine genre.
Vintage print styles can take a lot of work to refine. Building up gradients, old-school textures and a muted color palette can take up precious hours. This magazine template already comes with authentic-style textures and color, to help you create the look of a retro layout instantly. We love the way it brings together vintage and ultra-modern style in one stylish design.
InDesign isn’t only tailored for creating print layouts, it’s perfectly set up for creating digital designs too. This eMagazine template allows you to export your magazine as a stylish EPUB, ready for viewing on desktops and portable devices.
This minimal magazine template doesn’t need to shout to make an impact. Adaptable to a range of magazine genres, such as fashion, lifestyle or travel, this template really allows you to showcase beautiful photography and clean, contemporary typography.
Looking for something a bit more punchy? This travel magazine template is a great example of bringing together high-voltage color and optimistic design for a potent mix that can’t fail to attract a reader’s attention. This template would also adapt well to other subjects that suit a colorful, eye-catching approach, like celebrity gossip or cookery.
This multipurpose template has an on-trend style that mixes engaging imagery with cool sans serif type. Layouts for contents pages can be tricky to master if you’re starting your magazine from scratch, so templates are great for getting you started on these tricky-to-design pages.
Lifestyle and fashion titles often need a design-forward aesthetic to entice the right sort of readership. This cool template uses geometric cut-outs and lettering type styles to create an engaging design that is fashion-forward and timeless in equal measure.
On the hunt for a template that is forward-looking and unique? This trend-driven template has a simple vintage style that feels perfectly suited for fashion and lifestyle brands right now. Team it with artsy photography and content, and you’ll create a match made in heaven.
Although this template is pitched for an interior design publication, this colorful, cheerful design wouldn’t feel out of place for a lifestyle, travel, or design title either. Clean sans serif typefaces and stylish page borders on every spread really up the professional factor of this template.
Flyer and Brochure Templates
Promotional materials like flyers and brochures don’t need to take all day to put together. These beautifully designed templates are quick to edit and can be sent off to print straight away.
Choose from a selection of colors and styles with this corporate flyer bundle. Adaptable to almost any business, it has a clean, modern look that feels immediately professional and trustworthy.
Looking to promote a creative business, like a photographer’s studio or local printshop? This corporate flyer still looks like it means business, but has a more creative style, using geometric tiled images and logo-like type to make a statement.
Organising a community get-together or charity event? To make the event feel inclusive and welcoming, this collage-inspired flyer will work a treat. Update with your own title, date and other enticing details, and you’re ready to circulate it!
Brochures are longer than flyers, and therefore tend to take more time to put together. Skip the hard part with this ready-to-edit business brochure template. The orange and black palette feels fresh and cool, and infographic details will help you get your stats across in a visually beautiful way.
The trifold is a classic format which bridges the gap between a one-page flyer and a multi-page brochure. If you want to keep your costs down while having the extra space for content, the economic trifold is the perfect choice. This template has been tailored for real estate, but it can be easily adapted to other subject matter.
Buck the norm of portrait brochures with a slick and stylish landscape design. This brochure template feels compact and unassuming, making it a great choice for discerning businesses who want to make a design-forward statement to their customers. Monochrome photography with acid yellow details form an on-trend combination that looks great for almost any industry or sector.
Fashion retailers use seasonal lookbooks to promote their new products in a context that feels more contemporary than the traditional catalog. This lookbook template uses minimal monochrome detailing to allow the product shots to take center stage. On-trend framing and narrow type styles up the fashionable factor.
This versatile catalog design would be a great fit for furniture or fashion retailers. The simple colorblock style adds a cheerful touch to an otherwise professional and polished layout.
Want to prepare a book for either print or EPUB? These handy InDesign templates will give you a head start on creating professional-standard book documents. You can find even more ready-to-edit book templates here.
17. Company eBook
Perfect for sharing annual reports digitally, this stylish eBook template uses a sharp color palette and geometric details to put together a designthat’s ultra-professional and on-trend. Designing a report for a creative firm like a design agency or architecture practice? This template would be a great fit.
Some books require more complex layouts than others. Cookbooks are one such example—they need to combine easy-to-read instructions with engaging photos and a hefty dose of style. This cookbook template delivers on all of those factors, helping you to craft a recipe biblewith a minimal, pared-back look.
InDesign templates are a cost-effective and easy-peasy way of giving your portfolio a refresh. These templates are simple to adapt to your own content, whether you’re a graphic designer, photographer or web designer.
This simple photography portfolio will make a great frame for your best photographs. Full-page images with a classic white border will really showcase your work in its best light.
Clean sans serif typefaces and beautifully laid-out image frames make this elegant template a winning choice for designers and photographers. Generous white space gives your work some much-needed breathing space.
This landscape format portfolio is a fantastic fit for graphic and product designers who want a bit more space for showing off the different aspects of a single project. This nifty little book will fit neatly into small envelopes and make a subtle yet effective statement to any potential employer.
Business Card & Stationery Templates
No job application or client approach would be complete without a beautifully designed letterhead and business card. Don’t send off any application or rock up to any networking event without these stationery essentials.
This contemporary and calming stationery set design would work just as well for designers as it would for start-up businesses. Swap the forest image for your own choice of photo or illustration for a completely unique take on the template.
Complete your stylish stationery set with an awesomebusiness card to match. This style is super-simple and elegant, and is set up ready for sending straight off to print.
This clean and corporate stationery set makes a great base for creating either more minimal or more creative letterhead, envelope and card layouts. The graphics have a subtly futuristic feel which would make it a perfect fit for web or app designers.
Looking for a design with more funk factor? This colorful design borrows from retro graphic styles, but provides a thoroughly modern twist. A perfect choice for creative and corporate businesses alike.
With a set of versatile, great-looking templates to hand, from magazines to portfolios, you’ll always have a helping hand for creating your next publishing project. InDesign templates are fabulous timesavers and look awesome too—with a few simple tweaks you can also transform a template into something that looks completely unique.