6 Pieces of Inspiration for your Summer Design Projects

Summer’s here! (or at least nearly upon us) and you may have taken on a design project that requires a style or some imagery that celebrates the season; The brief may be a Summer Music Festival poster, a Programme of Events, or you may have a client that has a Summer promotion?
Below, I’ve listed 6 ideas that may just give you some inspiration to help you fulfil the brief with stunning results!

1. Summer Party Flyer TemplateSummer Party_590px
Summer Party flyer, Fully layered 1 .PSD, 4 color variations, 4×6 (.25” bleed) 300dpi
CMYK Print Ready


2. 12 Beautiful Summer Backgrounds
12SummerBackgrounds

Choose and download from 12 Beautifully detailed Summer backgrounds here.
Each image is 4200×2400 pixels at 300 DPI


3. Hot Vintage Summer
Hot Vintage Summer

3000×2000 px, 300 dpi PSD template.
Vintage Retro, Acrylic, Sepia effects. Easy to use: just place your image and enjoy!


4. Fadilla – a Font for those Long Hazy Days…
Fadilla Font

Fadilla is a contemporary calligraphy typeface by Artisima that is flowing and elegant. A beautiful font that just shouts “Summer!” it can be implemented on your projects such as Wedding and Summer Ball invitations.

5. Summer Vector IconsSummer Vector Icons
Vector summer banner and background in trendy linear style – icons and signs related to vacations and holidays. Includes: AI vector file (with outline shapes, so you can change stroke weight); EPS vector file (the outlines are converted to curves); JPG file (5000×5000px)

6. Summer Barbecue Invitation TemplateSummer Barbeque
This is a design for a barbecue invitation. It is ready for print, so all you’re left to do is set a date, a location, and have a nice party!
It comes with two wide color schemes: why not decorate the whole party with these?
You will find these Illustrator and eps files:
– A_invitation_front, A_invitation_back, A_thankyou_card (first colour scheme)
– B_invitation_front, B_invitation_back, B_thankyou_card (second colour scheme).
Please note the font ‘Im Fell Types’ is not included, so you’ll have to install otherwise Illustrator will substitute it!

Free print design templates

When there’s a limited budget and a deadline with no room for manoeuvre, a print design template can be just the ticket. And below is a list of where to find them including a few that are totally free!
6pp Brochure Sample
While we’d always love to prefer to create the perfect design from scratch, sometimes the demands of tight deadlines and restricted budgets mean you have to compromise- and that’s where design & layout templates come in handy. There are numerous Photoshop layered files, InDesign and Quark Xpress page layouts amongst other formats that can be utilised to create something truly unique.

The selected sites allow to browse through hundreds of templates, many with easy to edit text, colours and layouts, for designing anything from single page leaflets to multi-page brochures and magazines.

www.GraphicRiver.net
Browse hundreds of InDesign templates with easy to edit text, colours and layouts. Photoshop PSDs, Design Templates, Textures, Vectors and much more…

www.PSDStyle.net
PSDStyle.net was created to serve as a valuable resource of free PSD templates for designers of all skill levels. On this website, you will find free templates for websites, print materials and email newsletters. You are welcome to use their templates as you wish as along as you read and follow the guidelines of the read me file.

StockLayouts Graphic Design Templates
StockLayouts Graphic Design Templates
Smart creative designs. The ultimate affordable design resource right at your fingertips.
Easily search StockLayouts extensive library of beautiful graphic design templates carefully crafted for a wide variety of industries. Select from thousands of affordably-priced layouts for creating marketing materials that will inspire and jump start your next creative project.

www.designrshub.com
Here are free printable templates that you may use to promote your brand or product. Download these free flyer templates here.

www.designingsource.in
Designing Source give you many designing elements for your design projects. Many web design elements and vector files are also free for you to utilise. These templates are perfect for web studio, agency, freelancer or small business websites.

www.123creative.com
This is a great site with loads of useful stock graphic files for designers, photographers and all creative people. These professional products, templates and elements can make easier your work and save your valuable time. They offer vector packs, illustrations, high resolution textures / graphic backgrounds, Photoshop brushes, layer styles, photography actions, product mockups, print design templates, fonts to buy and more.
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