Retro design is a style of design that has been derived from the past. The styles of each era is very apparent from these edgy designs. However, they may have been considered as outdated and dull, but these nostalgic designs have no doubt been the inspiration of these great modern designs that we’ve been seeing today.
The current trend of the designs today have been considering a minimalist, flat, and clean style, which again have been derived from the retro designs. The elements on this type of design includes white backgrounds with white spaces, flat icons or graphics, and some muted colors, which is apparent on the old vintage designs.
Let this 9+ Retro vector designs sample inspire and guide you on the vintage types of designs. You can also download and edit these files for a reasonable fee on your next design projects.
Retro Sunbursts Vector
Vintage Retro Vector
Retro Frame Vector
Retro Banner Vector
Retro Ribbon Vector
Abstract Retro Vector
The Inspiration of Retro Designs
The retro era has always been a part of the ever-growing and changing society. Every part of it has been the source of inspiration of the modern improvements we have been experiencing today—from technology, art, fashion, medicine, and any other societal needs and activities.
Retro Designs in the Fashion Industry
But it’s the arts and fashion that have been powerfully drawn to the retro influence. As you have noticed, the fashion trends today have been going back in time, drawing inspiration from designs and trends widespread in the eighties and nineties.
So as the modern design trends in fashion, just look at those web designs and graphic designs as the elements embody retro design elements such as the flat graphics in our vintage icon sets and badge vectors. The white spaces or white background as well as the muted and neutral colors are used in web design as its themes because websites with flat designs provide easier loading times, especially for the users. However, current designers have put a new, modern touch to it, giving the retro style a new dimension and feel.
Retro Arrow Vector
Cupcake Retro Vector
Splash Retro Vector
Retro Badge Vector
Grunge Retro Vector
How to Use These Retro Vectors
You can actually use these sample retro vectors in almost everything; however, just make sure these samples suit your creative projects. Here are some of the possible ideas with which you can use our retro, vintage vectors:
- Graphic print element (e.g., brochures and flyers)
- Graphic web element (e.g., icons and header designs)
- PowerPoint presentations
- Banners (web and print)
- Web poster design
- Print poster design
- Web background element
- Mobile and nonmobile application UI element
- Store banners
- Badge (Web and graphic elements)
- Branding purposes such as business ;ogos and other markteting ad materials
- Notebook cover designs
- Book cover designs
- Advertising badges such as product promo purposes
- Food packaging
- Other product packaging
Aside from Web and mobile app designs, these retro vectors could also be used as design elements in the world of fashion. Here are some ways you could incorporate these vectors into fashion:
- Apparel design
- Shoes design
- Bag design
- Wallet design
- Dress design
- Shoes designs
- Phone, phablet, and tablet accessories such as phone casings or jackets
These are just some of the possible uses of the retro design vectors. The list, among other collections found on our website, provides practical templates that can be edited and downloaded for you to utilize however you want.