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Banners play a big part in creating a space or a location more relevant and related to the theme of an event. Designers use a variety of styles and techniques to ensure that their banner designs can make an event more aesthetically pleasing. Banners before are actually created by using mechanical tools. Through the development of technology in this digital age, the process of making banners have also improved and modernized giving way for more textures and patterns to be present in different banner designs and structures. Even if these changes have already occurred, there are still times when entities want to use banners that have retro-feel in them.

Here at Template. net, we gather some of the of the best retro banners for anyone to download and use to liven up their parties and events. The collection of vectors available in this post are appropriate to be used for personal purposes. However, just be aware of the designers’ restrictions if you have plans of using these vectors for any commercial undertaking. They are all available in EPS, PSD, and AI formats for more flexibility in usage. Don’t forget to check out other Party Banner Templates on this website as well.

Retro Birthday Banner

Retro Ribbon Banner

Free Retro Banner Vector

DIY Retro Banner

Hand Drawn Retro Banner


Elements of the Retro Look

Here, we discuss the elements that makes up the vintage  and retro aesthetic.

  • One dimensional designs. Since digital manipulation is still not available during the era where retro design has peaked, most designs used are actually flat or one dimensional. If you want to achieve a retro look, then making your design one dimensional can actually help a lot.
  • Simple line structures and patterns. Retro design is known for being bold yet constructed. It is composed of linear structures and shapes that are put together to create a simple layout. The usage of dots, waves, and rectangles are very common when doing retro designs.
  • Chunky typography. Big and bold texts reflect retro the most. Using this kind of typography makes the entire design layout more alive, fun, and youthful.
  • Retro colors. The usage of retro colors can be achieved by selecting a specific hue. Retro hues are composed of bright colors that are not that saturated.

While you’re here, don’t forget to check out other Banner Templates available on this website as well.

Retro Style Sale Banner


Grunge Retro Banner

Retro Label Banner

Retro Flower Banner

Why Use Retro Banners

Here are some reasons why you retro banners are perfect for your parties and events.

  • It is classic and timeless. The retro look gives designs a sense of timelessness and classic feel to your designs. With it’s raw and organic nature, it provides more options in designing stuff associated with objects from the past.
  • It is classic and timeless. The usage of retro banners can provide a vintage feel which is known by most people around the world. Retro design is elegant and timeless. Through retro banners, an event can look more classic, themed and put together.
  • It has an unpolished finish. Vintage patterns are perfect to use in designs that require an old-fashioned and rough finish. Whether it’s a movie poster or a classic product advertisement, it is a stark contrast to any polished and often boring designs.
  • It can be elaborate without looking overdecorated. With its old and aged effects, you can add more interesting and elaborate aspects in your design. It allows you to experiment and be more crafty to create some cool and edgy masterpieces.
  • It gives you more freedom to express. You usually get a uniform and rigid designs but with the vintage look, you can get both strong and subtle elements in one, which eliminates the restrictions you have.

For more banner ideas, you may want to check out our compilation of Advertising Banners on this site.

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