Inspirational Resources for Printed Designs


One of the privileges that comes with the World Wide Web is the ability to learn from and be inspired by thousands of designers and many different styles of design. Check out the inspirational resources for everything you might need for print design, including ads, business cards, posters, textures, fonts, tutorials, and more. Enjoy the stunning work of many talented designers and then create your own inspirational print design using the resources below.

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40+ Smart and Creative Print Advertisements for Inspiration

You will be awed and inspired by these amazingly clever and stunningly designed print advertisements. Each image uses a visual message full of impact and memorability to reach its audience. This is the place to go for inspiration for your ad projects.



30 Funny Print Ads that’ll Make You Laugh

Humor in print advertising can make you smile, but more importantly it leaves a lasting impression. These ads range from subtle and witty to bold and hilarious. Funny images are sure to be talked about by friends and potential customers.



50 Beautiful Print Advertisements for Inspiration

Here are some wonderful examples of beautiful design used in print advertising. Ad posters are often beautiful enough to be used for decorative posters. Take a look at these highly impactful images and be inspired.



30+ Inspirational Print Advertisements to Amaze You

In this large variety of captivating print ads, you will find everything from powerful images to funny ads, from beautiful designs to moving messages.

Brochures and Booklets



Awesome Brochure and Print Design Inspiration

Take a look at this group of great booklet and brochure printing designs. These examples of print design are highly professional with a clean and eye-catching look. You will come away with some innovative ideas as well.



Print inspiration – #207

If you are need of creative inspiration, this collection of print designs is just what you need. Most of these designs are highly creative and very beautiful.



127 Beautiful Examples of Brochure Design + Tutorials

This is a huge resource for any type of brochure printing project you may be interested in. You can find industrial brochures and college brochures. There are die cut brochures and brochures in every type of fold you can imagine. There is definitely something for everyone.



Showcase of Beautifully Designed Brochures

Here are some more amazing brochure designs that you will love. Gather ideas for unique shapes and new ideas for formats in this collection.



Design Inspiration: Brochure Design Showcase

These brochures are full of fabulous color and design. Each one has a unique layout that is sure to inspire.



My Brochure Design

Become a part of this online community devoted to every type of brochure design. You can browse and comment on corporate brochures and creative brochures. Every type of brochure has its own category, making it easy to search for the right inspirational piece you need.



27 Well-designed brochure examples for your inspiration

This site displays several types of well-designed brochures. You can find great ideas for layouts and color schemes for your own brochure printing project.

Business Cards



18 Smokin’ Hot Business Card Designs

Find some very innovative business card designs on this website. From plastic designs to interesting shapes, a little of everything is in this list.



Card View

This website is your one stop shop for what is new in business card land. You can join the conversation and also be inspired by other’s work.



Card Observer

Here you can check out the business card designs of your peers. You can also submit your own designs to inspire others.



78 Most Creative and Top Rated Business Cards Designs

You will enjoy this large collection of great business card designs. They have everything from fun to sleek to crisp and clean business cards for your inspiration.



These are some of the very latest in business card design that you can find.

Posters



Typography Poster Design Inspiration

Here you can find some of the very best in typography poster design. There are several grunge posters and a few minimalist. All of them are excellent designs.



30 Amazing Typographic Movie Poster Designs

Find even more amazing typography posters with a movie theme here. Many of these posters are quite unique.



40 Beautiful Creative Poster Designs for your Inspiration

View nearly every style of poster design in this stunning collection. This one is definitely worth checking out.



Inspirational Poster Ads from across the Globe

Taking a look at posters from across the globe is sure to get your creative juices flowing.



The Beauty of Minimalist Music Posters

The minimalist design really shows off when it comes to posters. Here are some amazing examples of minimalist music posters for your inspiration.

Patterns, Brushes, and Textures



Brusheezy

Find some really great new patterns, brushes, and textures from Photoshop. The best part is that they are all free.



650 Free Photoshop Patterns

With over 650 free patterns and textures to choose from, you are sure to find just the right one for your print design project.



My Photoshop Brushes

This is a wonderful resource for tons of Photoshop brushes. All are simply stunning, and would add character to nearly any design project.



CGtextures

Searching for your texture is easy with an organized list of categories. You can find any brush you could ever want here.



Photoshop Textures

Here is another great collection of Photoshop brushes. Find many kinds of brushes for many types of projects.



Free Photoshop Patterns

These free Photoshop patterns are bold with very bright colors and patterns.



free-photoshop-patterns

Here are some great floral patterns with a few fun ones thrown in.



Photoshop Mosaic: Floral Patterns

This is an amazing collection of Photoshop patterns and textures. You will also find some tutorials to help you out.

Fonts



DaFont

Browse through over 12,000 fonts to find the right one for you.



101 Free Fonts

There are 1001 free fonts but you can also find 10,000 fonts to download for a small fee. With this site, you have all the fonts you need at your fingertips.



Urban Fonts

Check out this collection of free fonts. You can search through them by name alphabetically or by font type.



My Fonts

Fonts can make your design amazing, but they can also simply inspire you to create fabulous new designs. Take a chance to browse through new fonts just to be inspired.

Tutorials



A cool Photoshop Business Card Tutorial for print ready cards

In this tutorial you will learn the important details for preparing your business card design to send to the printers. In addition, you will go through the steps to creating a very nice business card.



20 professional Brochure and Business card Tutorials

You will find 20 professional brochure and business card tutorials that will teach you techniques that can be used for many other designs. Choose the right design for you or practice all of the designs to add to your knowledge of techniques and tricks.



Photo Manipulation Tutorials Photoshop

Photo manipulation can be both really fun and highly powerful when it is perfected. The process of creating these mind blowing images is explained in detail in these tutorials.



88 Ultimate Round up of Photoshop Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Learn even more Photoshop techniques in the process of creating amazing images with these photo manipulation tutorials. This huge list of tutorials is bound to have just what you are looking for.



25 Creative and Challenging Vector Poster Design Tutorials

Being able to create and edit vector images is a valuable talent when you are designing printed media. These 25 tutorials are creative and challenging and will teach you what you need to know about vector drawings.



Photoshop Poster Tutorials

These Photoshop tutorials for posters are easy to follow and very educational. You will find many different styles of poster designs from which to choose.



A Collection of Photoshop Business card Tutorials and free PSD files

This is a wonderful reference for business card tutorials. Follow the steps to each tutorial and find out how to create any business card that you may need with these Photoshop techniques.



30 Excellent Brochure Designing Tutorials plus Tips

Brochures of all different shapes and sizes are shown in these brochure designing tutorials. Try out different layouts and graphic designs that will inspire you for your next brochure printing project.

About the Author:

Tara Hornor has a degree in English and writes about marketing, advertising, branding, graphic design, and desktop publishing. She works for PrintPlace.com, an online printing company that offers postcards, posters, brochure printing, business cards and more printed marketing media. In addition to her writing career, Tara also enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

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