Refresh your creative toolbox for the year ahead with this selection of premium graphic design templates.
Graphic design templates are a handy thing to master. From smooth UI designs to the ever-effective brochure, design templates can help take pressure off designers on a deadline. They also equip those with more limited design knowledge to extend their content across web design and social media, while ensuring all designs stay stay on-brand.
You might assume that graphic designers don’t use templates – but in fact, templates can make short work of day-to-day design tasks, giving flexibility and agility when it comes to taking up briefs and getting new projects off the ground.
To save extra time and money on your design outlay without selling short your ideas at pitch stage, a well-stocked toolkit of templates can be all the difference. In 2022, maybe it’s time to refresh your designs by taking on some of the biggest branding trends or embracing quirky illustration trends. With templates you can see what works quickly and easily, customizing and adjusting with just a few clicks, to make any design your own and hit the exact right mark every time.
Logos are your brand’s all important first impression, and the best ones effortlessly convey your brand ethos. Take some of the hard work out of achieving this with Logo Mockup Set by Genetic96. With 11 designs to play with, this set is easy to work with, fully editable via smart objects, and gives a high definition, quality finish.
Brochures are not dead. In virtual or classic printed form, they can be a slick way to present a proposal – whether introducing your company, pitching for a client or showcasing your services. Creative Brochure from RoyalBlackStudio has 22 pages to get you started, includes free icons and is super easy to customize.
You can’t get away with not paying attention to your UX and UI design anymore, but you can take out some of the technical work by using templates. Awesome Web UI kit by WordPress-Studio is a hand-crafted kit, carefully designed to suit a range of needs. It’s practical, a cinch to re-configure, and arranged and labelled in a way that means you can’t go wrong.
For brands with an edge, Volter – Creative PSD Template by youwes is what you’ve been looking for. With a clean and unique feel, it’s especially suited to luxury products, from haircare to leatherwear to tattoo art. Easy to customize and high resolution, it’s ready to go when you are.
These days it’s essential to make a high-impact, good impression with your resume, even if you’re not a designer. Without going overboard, Flyer – Resume by artbart delivers just that. Particularly designed to present yourself and your skills in the best light, it can be quickly adapted to suit your industry, to add a photo, or to adjust the color scheme in just a few clicks.
It can be tricky to picture how a story will come together. It can be even trickier to communicate to decision-makers or clients how it will look on the page. A template kit like Magazine Mockups by itscroma means you can quickly place your designs and see results in seconds. With pastels and earthy tones, it’s super well suited to interior design, architecture or art themes.
Named ‘The Basics’ because of the place in your UI toolbox it will soon occupy, this template kit frompixelbuddha_graphic is minimalist in design, organized to a tee, and uses free fonts and images. But more than that, it features more than 70 website templates – so it will save you loads of time and deliver seamless results.
Anyone who works a lot with Instagram knows it’s all about communicating as much as possible in the shortest amount of time. With vibrant color combinations, a range of shape and typography, and designs responsive to any frame orientation, Instagram Posters by MotionMediaGroup is pre-arranged in ready-to-go compositions – no design knowledge required.
A niche design element, but nonetheless very usable in everything from clothing to posters and websites, line badges can be a fun, sweet and playful way to add to your designs. Line Badges – Volume 2 by adrianpelletier includes six handmade badge designs, ready for use with editable colors and text.
When you’re going through the motions of testing website designs for yourself or a client, a mockup can be a very handy thing. Desktop Monitor 2021 Mock-up by yogurt86 is as it sounds – specifically for a desktop mock-up – and features eight presentations, all easy to edit and navigate, and with a help file in case you get stuck.
If you liked these templates and are keen to see more of what’s possible, check out our 2021 graphic design templates round up. For even more creative assets for your projects, head over to Envato Elements to subscribe and start browsing. And to keep up-to-date with the latest creative trends, don’t forget to subscribe to the Envato YouTube channel.
To save extra time and money on your design outlay without selling short your ideas at pitch stage, there are also a host of mock up styles and packs to choose from – and you can browse them in our round up of the biggest Mockup Trends for 2020 and beyond. To further bulk out your creative kit, look to this Ultimate Creative Toolkit for designers – which features a handy stock of tools for video, design, illustration, marketing and photography.