Write that book you’ve always wanted. Or launch a new magazine. Your chance is now for putting your best foot forward towards an inspiring, creative lifestyle with this Must-Have InDesign Templates For Creatives.

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What is InDesign, anyway?

Like many Adobe apps, InDesign can be intimidating for first-timers. There are a lot of weird things that don’t look like Photoshop in there, and if you don’t know much about print, it’s tough to break into.To answer that question, let’s take a look at the Creative Cloud suite as a whole and break it down:

  • There’s Photoshop, a program made for manipulating raster images in a number of ways.
  • Illustrator lets you work with vector graphics, tweaking and tuning the geometry of the designs however you like.
  • Premiere is for working with video and is one of the main tools for video editors across the country.
  • So then InDesign is a tool that lets you put together parts of all three to create either physical or digital products that use a paginated layout.

I’ve used InDesign to build magazines, brochures, resumes, sponsor pitches, and a number of different designs before, and most of them have either been professionally printed or delivered in a high-quality PDF.

What it’s not built for, however, is manipulating text and graphics. It is not a word processor. If you want to write your print publication, then either use InCopy — Adobe’s writing app — or Microsoft Word. If you want to tweak your graphics, then go with Photoshop or Illustrator. Use the right tool for the job, basically.

Now that you’ve got that figured out, where’s the next best place to get going?

Start with a template

A template is, in essence, a completed document. Yes, it’s filled with dummy text and content that you may not want. But by using that as your guide, you can figure out a lot of things quickly. Click on objects. Right click on them. See what happens. Slowly but surely, you’ll figure out how the nuts and bolts of an InDesign doc (.indd) go together.

Launch your dreams with one of these creative InDesign templates, exclusively picked from Envato Market, Envato Elements and Creative Market. Featuring phenomenal designs made by professionals, these templates will help you publish your content in less time!

Get the latest must-have templates for Adobe InDesign. Check out this list below!

Allure Catalog InDesign Template

Allure Catalog InDesign Template
Allure Catalog InDesign Template

Allure Catalog Brochure Template is a clean, modern and professional with strong typography make your catalog look professional. It’s created in Adobe InDesign with 24 pages documents with two paper sizes including US Letter and International A4. This template is suitable food, fashion, lifestyle, adventure, property and multipurpose magazine.

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Travel Magazine

Travel Magazine InDesign template
Travel Magazine

Create a catalog of the best places to travel with this InDesign template. Featuring a chic and modern look, this template showcases your photography with unique geometric collages. Get access to 32 creative pages with bleed lines, free fonts, and so much more!

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Kinda Magazine InDesign Template

Kinda Magazine InDesign Template
Kinda Magazine InDesign Template

Launch a new brand with this stylish Kinda Magazine template. A multipurpose magazine with room for all your stories, this template features 40 print-ready pages. All the fonts used are totally free, so get ready to update the pages with ease!

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Corporate Brochure InDesign Template

Corporate Brochure InDesign Template
Corporate Brochure InDesign Template

Set your corporation apart with a stunning brochure! This InDesign template is very easy to use for any business savvy professional. Get access to 16 unique pages with unlimited color options available in the swatches menu. Try out new color schemes to match your brand today!

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Business Card Template

Business Card InDesign template
Business Card InDesign template

Never leave the house without your business card in hand! This professional template features a print-ready design you can print right at home! Get access to a high-quality front and back design with plenty of room for your contact details.

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Photography Portfolio Template

Photography Portfolio InDesign Template
Photography Portfolio InDesign Template

Take your photography career to new heights! This bold photography portfolio features a black and white design to complement your modern aesthetic. It’s a print-ready design created in CMYK format to make the transition easier from digital to physical print. Simply replace the cover photo with one of your own to get started!

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Lifestyle Magazine InDesign Template

Lifestyle  Magazine InDesign Template
Lifestyle Magazine InDesign Template

Lifestyle magazines collect the best stories, tips, and tricks to live your best life. So why not launch a memorable brand with this luxurious template? This template features A4 and US Letter sizes with 32 available pages. There’s automatic page numbering, free fonts, and even a helpful instructional guide.

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Creative Brochure InDesign Template Vol. 32

Creative Brochure InDesign Template Vol. 32
Creative Brochure InDesign Template Vol. 32

Impress your future clientele with a creative brochure like this one. Showcase your knack for innovation with a sleek and sophisticated layout that’s easy to adjust. Included in this download is a 16-page custom layout with well-organized layers. Give it a try!

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Business Proposal InDesign template

Business Proposal InDesign template
Business Proposal InDesign template

Craft a modern look for your business with this InDesign proposal template. Also available in Microsoft Word format, this design is fun and easy to use. Use it to plan out your case studies and business projections with ease and precision. Available for InDesign versions CS4 and above!

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Gradient Magazine Indesign Template

Gradient Magazine Indesign Template
Gradient Magazine Indesign Template

Gradient color palettes are currently trending in many industries. So we think you’ll love this gradient magazine template created for Adobe InDesign. Change the color scheme to the gradient you desire to apply a new look to this 32-page layout. Try it out!

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Elixir Fashion Magazine Indesign Template

Elixir Fashion Magazine Indesign Template
Elixir Fashion Magazine Indesign Template

Create a lifestyle magazine they won’t forget! This Elixir fashion template features a gorgeous design with fully customizable elements. It comes available with premade bleed lines, free fonts, and 36 custom pages. Use it with version CS4 and above to get the most out of this high-quality template!

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Company Profile Indesign Template

Company Profile Indesign Template
Company Profile Indesign Template

Make professional plans for your future business with this beautiful company profile template. Included in this download is one InDesign file with 10 unique pages all created in high-resolution formats. Get help fast by following the easy-to-use documentation file also included.

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Wanderers Wedding Flyer Price List InDesign template

Wanderers Wedding Flyer Price List InDesign template
Wanderers Wedding Flyer Price List InDesign template

Need a flyer that doubles as a price list? Then check out this awesome design! Ideal for wedding photographers, this template features free logo and graphic cover elements for the perfect flyer. Choose from six cover element designs for more amazing options.

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InDesign Magazine Template

InDesign Magazine Template
InDesign Magazine Template

Highlight your favorite trends in fashion, business, and design with this magazine template. Featuring a 32-page layout with minimal details, this template is ideal for beginners. It comes in A4 and US Letter sizes with bleed guidelines for more help. Check it out!

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Company Flyers InDesign template

Company Flyers InDesign template
Company Flyers InDesign template

Bundles are a great way to get many diverse options for your company flyers. Check out this incredible pack, for instance. Featuring a corporate minimalist vibe with three design alternatives, this template also comes available in Microsoft Word. Change the colors and text fast to use it today!

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Portfolio Template InDesign template

Portfolio Template InDesign template
Portfolio Template InDesign template

The look of your portfolio matters just as much as what’s inside. So make the right impression with this minimalist template. Featuring a grid-based layout with 18 creative pages, this template is print ready and easy to customize. Just change the colors with one click!

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Corporate Sale Promotion Flyer InDesign Template

Corporate Sale Promotion Flyer InDesign template
Corporate Sale Promotion Flyer InDesign template

Create a flyer that will really reach customers with this sales promotion template. Perfect for business owners in the automotive industry, this template features fully movable smart objects you can easily adjust fast. The preview images are not included, so be sure to replace them with your own!

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Wedding Book Template InDesign Template

Wedding Book Template InDesign Template
Wedding Book Template InDesign Template

Remember your special day with a beautiful wedding book! Perfect for married couples-to-be as a special wedding gift, this template is easy to update. All the text and images are already in place, so just switch them out with your particular style. You’ll love this book!

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Kitchen Stories Cook Book InDesign Template

Kitchen Stories Cook Book InDesign Template
Kitchen Stories Cook Book InDesign Template

Save all your delicious memories with a simple cookbook! This elegant design features 26 pages with room for more recipes if needed. Just drag and drop your tasty photos into the template to get started right away. Also included are links to the free fonts used.

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Food Restaurant Brochure InDesign Template

Food Restaurant Brochure InDesign Template
Food Restaurant Brochure InDesign Template

Showcase your new restaurant with this tasty bifold brochure. Featuring 18 pages all created at US Letter size, this template is compatible with InDesign versions CS4 and above. The preview images are not included, but the free fonts are! Download it today!

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Food&Fun Magazine InDesign Template

Food&Fun Magazine InDesign Template
Food&Fun Magazine InDesign Template

Food&Fun is a clean and modern InDesign magazine template that can be used for recipes, photography or gastronomy projects. It comes with front and back cover designs and 22 unique inner layouts, which are easy and fun to edit.

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Primrose Portfolio InDesign Template

Primrose Portfolio InDesign Template
Primrose Portfolio InDesign Template

The Primrose Portfolio template is a 18 page InDesign brochure template available in both A4 and US letter sizes. This beautiful and simple brochure is ideal for sending out to clients.

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Proposal InDesign Template

Proposal InDesign Template
Proposal InDesign Template

Craft a modern look for your business with this InDesign proposal template. Also available in Photoshop and Illustrator format, this design is fun and easy to use. Use it to plan out your case studies and business projections with ease and precision. Available for InDesign versions CS4 and above!

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Urbanist Magazine InDesign Template

Urbanist Magazine InDesign Template
Urbanist Magazine InDesign Template

Urbanist is a clean and modern InDesign magazine template that can be used for fashion, photography or luxurious projects. It comes with front and back cover designs and 22 unique inner layouts (including ad template), which are easy and fun to edit.

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Luxury Magazine InDesign Template

Luxury Magazine InDesign Template
Luxury Magazine InDesign Template

LUXURY is a clean and elegant InDesign magazine template that can be used for fashion, photography or luxurious projects. It comes with front and back cover designs and 22 unique inner layouts (including ad template), which are easy and fun to edit.

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Services + Pricing Guide InDesign Template

Services and Pricing Guide InDesign Template
Services + Pricing Guide InDesign Template

Start client projects off on the right foot by introducing yourself, your online business and your services with this comprehensive Services + Pricing Guide!

Include everything there is to know about you, your processes, your packages and pricing to clarify the onboarding process with your client, debrief your service offerings, and make the best impression.

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Lastly to wrap it up

I’ve used InDesign over the years, and even though many of us work in a mostly digital medium, knowing how to work in print is still a very handy skill. It lets you approach things from different angles that you might never have considered. They may say that print is dead, but as long as people are using InDesign, it never will be.

And with loads of InDesign templates available at your fingertips, chances are I’ve missed a few to add to your personal collection. Be sure to browse Envato Market, Envato Elements and Creative Market for more resources, and let me know your favorites in the comments below!

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