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35+ Best InDesign Brochure Templates: Creative Business Marketing (2021)

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You might think that brochures are an afterthought these days due to the penetration of digital marketing, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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One of the Adobe InDesign brochure templates that are trending in 2021.

Let's look at the creative options you've got in 2021 when it comes to InDesign brochure design. We'll explore some of the best InDesign templates available from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver.

The Best InDesign Brochure Templates on Envato Elements (With Unlimited Use)

Discover tons of well-designed Adobe InDesign brochure templates on Envato Elements, with a great offer: download as many as you want for one low price.

Each of these top creative brochure templates for marketing from Envato Elements has tons of professional and creative design options. While stacked with pro design features, they're also quick and easy to work with. 

When using a premium template, you're sure to get a high-quality template. When you use a free template, you don't know what kind of quality you're going to get. So download a premium template from Envato Elements to save time and to be sure that you're getting a high-quality template.

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Creative brochure templates for marketing on Envato Elements, for 2021.

Brochures help you get more customers by boosting your credibility. They're still one of the most effective ways to market your business. Here are just a few uses for InDesign brochures:

  • Local clients that you meet with in person will expect you to hand them printed ad material like brochures because that’s what a legitimate business does. They want something visually engaging to take home with them, that they can easily refer to, which highlights your best messaging and key offers. Without brochures as part of your marketing arsenal, your trustworthiness and effectiveness simply drop off.
  • Smart small business owners use InDesign brochures in conjunction with a well-planned digital-marketing campaign for the greatest effectiveness. You can also attach brochures as PDFs to your emails or distribute them from your website.
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One of many Adobe InDesign brochure templates that'll look good printed or attached as a PDF to your emails.

Entrepreneurs, designers, marketers and creative agencies can all benefit from using brochures as part of their advertising, too. Why not use one marketing tactic to complement another?

Grab one of the best InDesign templates and increase your marketing results. These editable Adobe brochure templates help you create clean and modern InDesign brochures.

Just add your company logo, text, images, and preferred colors to these already striking creative business brochures. Swiftly complete your marketing project with one of these professional business brochures. Print your brochure and you're all ready to impress. It's that easy!      

5 Creative Marketing Brochure Ideas 
(New From Envato Elements for 2021)

Here are a handful of Adobe brochure templates for 2021 (with creative and professional designs to represent your brand) that are trending on Envato Elements:

1. Delicate Brochure (INDD, DOC, DOCX)

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Soft and stylish, Delicate Brochure is a top InDesign brochure template for 2021. It features a square tri-fold design and a contemporary layout. Add your images and content easily in Adobe InDesign or Microsoft Word. Try it out if you're starting a fashion boutique or creative agency. 

2. Yellow Brochure (INDD)

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Where this template got its name from may be a mystery, but its usefulness is not up for debate. Yellow Brochure features a minimal page layout and striking color contrasts. Editing this template couldn't be easier with its well-organized image, text, and graphic layers. Change brand colors and enjoy automatic page numbering. In a matter of clicks, your ideal brochure will be ready.

3. Product 4P Brochure InDesign (INDD)

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This creative business brochures template is based on a 12-column grid. It was designed as a universal template, so you can use it for any type of business content, and it contains all the components you need to create a professional brochure. Free InDesign brochure templates online fall short in comparison to a premium template like this. 

4. Creative Business Brochures Template Vol.16 (INDD)

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With its top-notch professional design, the Creative Business Brochures template will help you to effectively promote your business. Use this 12-page design for any type of promotional project.  

5. Portfolio – Best InDesign Brochure Template (INDD)

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This professional and clean InDesign brochure template is a great choice for many different types of businesses. All 20 A5 pages can be edited and customized to meet your needs. You'll love how easy it is to use and customize this template compared to many free InDesign brochure templates online.

6. Creative Agency - Square Portfolio Brochure (INDD, PDF)

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Use the Creative Agency brochure InDesign template Vol2 for any type of creative business where a portfolio is needed, such as in photography, design studio work, web development, and more. The minimalist information flyer template and clean-cut design also work for many other industries.

This brochure will effectively showcase the work you've done. It comes with a 24-page catalog portfolio that includes an about section, a portfolio section, an illustrator section, and a photography quote. Customize the template colors according to your brand. 

7. Georgyno – Elegant Tri Fold Brochure Template InDesign (INDD)

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Here's one of our most elegant Adobe brochure templates. This creative, clean, minimal and professional tri-fold brochure template for InDesign works well for modern companies, businesses, groups, organizations, and corporations. 

This template is a wonderful multipurpose InDesign brochure design. Use this creative business brochure for various marketing projects such as catalogs, products, art, portfolios, photography, food—or any other need you've got.

8. Tri-Fold Brochure (INDD)

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This tri-fold brochure template is all about you and the image of your brand. Each page has an opportunity to showcase high-quality photos of your products, team, or location. This template uses the international A4 size and is print-ready for your convenience! 

Discover More Top InDesign Brochure Templates in This Video

See some of these great InDesign brochure templates in action. We also include more top examples for inspiration. 

Check out some of our best creative InDesign brochure templates from Envato Elements in this quick video:

Envato Elements (Unlimited Design Assets)

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Envato Elements: Unlimited digital assets for one low price.

Envato Elements has a single compelling (all-inclusive) offer:

Sign up for Envato Elements and you get access to thousands of creative graphics and templates (with unlimited use), from InDesign brochure design templates to royalty-free audio tracks, and more—all for one low price.

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Get unlimited downloads from a massive digital warehouse of creative assets.

That’s right! Download as many creative brochure templates, graphics, and royalty-free audio tracks as you want, and then customize them to fit any of your project needs.

While Envato Elements is a powerful option, if you prefer to buy a new InDesign brochure design templates one at a time (instead of getting unlimited access to hundreds of creative designs), check out the selection from our Envato Market below.

Best InDesign Brochure Templates for 2021 on Envato Market (Buy One at a Time)

We also have you covered if you need to buy the best brochure templates one at a time, in our brochure InDesign template category on GraphicRiver, which is part of our Envato Market. Here are a few of the best InDesign templates from our best-selling creative brochure templates for marketing in 2021:

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Some of our best InDesign brochure templates for 2021, available for sale on Envato Market.

30 Creative InDesign Brochure Templates From GraphicRiver for 2021

Here's a detailed rundown of our best-selling, most creative brochure templates on GraphicRiver from this year:

1. Company Profile Brochure (INDD, AI, EPS)

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Check out this Company Profile brochure theme. It’s clean and well-organized, but there are lots of modern design elements mixed in too. And that's not to say that this template is limited to corporations. Mix and match the colors, add your images, and this template could work for a wide variety of design projects. 

2. Square Tri-Fold Brochure (INDD)

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This brochure template has a contemporary look and cool, square dimensions. This could be a perfect fit if you're looking for an approach that's a little outside of the norm. Imagine this one with beautiful product photos, or even as a light portfolio.

3. Trifold Brochure Template Design (INDD)

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Mix things up with this eye-catching brochure design template. The abstract cut-out here is perfect for your photos. Not a fan of blue? Easily change the color scheme to match your personal or professional branding. The only limit here is your imagination. What additions would you make to this design?

4. Portrait Brochure • Elegant Series (INDD)

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This brochure has a modern and elegant design. With the flexible design of this premium business proposal template, you can easily customize the information flyer template to fit your needs, unlike many free InDesign brochure templates online. This template comes with 16 pages, in both A4 and US Letter size, and is print ready. You can use this template in Adobe InDesign CS4 and above.

5. Brand Logo Guidelines Template (INDD)

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This premium business brochure template is perfect for any company that's just starting out or for an established company that's looking to rebrand. All 20 pages of this brochure are customizable. This is an A4 brochure template in InDesign that comes in landscape style. Any colors can be changed with just one click. Save loads of editing time with a well-created premium template like this. Don't risk trying to make do with free InDesign brochure templates found online. 

6. InDesign Company Profile Template (INDD)

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Impress your leads and clients with this powerful and effective marketing brochure. With a minimalist design and a contrasting color scheme, its bold look will capture the attention of your readers in no time flat. 

Easily communicate what your small business is all about and what your product or service can do for your target market. It comes in two sizes, A4 and US Letter, and is compatible with Adobe InDesign CS4, CS5, CS5.5, and CS6.

7. The Brochure - INDD Print Template (INDD)

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Creative and clean in its presentation style, this professional brochure is a highly effective way of conveying your marketing message. Featuring generous white space and padding, the brochure layout in InDesign makes it easy for your readers to absorb and retain information. 

Its creative layout is ideal for any type of small business, agency, designer or marketer to use to land more clients. Its print-ready design is set up in both A4 and US Letter sizes. It's compatible with Adobe InDesign CS4, CS5, CS5.5, and CS6. It also has vector graphics, free fonts, and more packaged inside the information flyer template files for easy customization.

8. Company Profile InDesign Square Brochure (INDD)

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If you’re looking for a unique take on the marketing brochure, try this square company flyer template in all its aesthetic effectiveness. Its grid-column layout increases the readability of your marketing message, making it likelier that your audience will remember key points of information. 

Its bright and eye-catching design is suitable for showcasing the creativity of your small business. With 20 customizable pages, this square brochure puts you in control of your print marketing.

9. Letter and A4 Brochure Template InDesign (INDD)

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As far as Adobe brochure templates go, this one has you covered with 20 pages and three unique covers. Showcase your latest products or services to your target market, or simply humanize your small business by featuring various employees who work for you. 

Whatever you choose to do, this brochure’s clean and sophisticated look makes your marketing message more attractive and persuasive. You can even extend its use as a PDF email attachment or distribute it as an online brochure.

10. Company Profile Brochure - INDD Template (INDD)

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This creative company brochure template features 24 pages of fully customizable content, is print-ready, and requires a minimum of Adobe InDesign CS4. 

Its easy editing capacity makes it quick to use, as you can tailor your marketing approach to help you snag more leads and clients. Its cool blue color tones and triangular design elements make it stand out with a modern, creative design. This is an A4 brochure template for InDesign. 

11. Tri Fold - InDesign Leaflet Template InDesign (INDD)

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This tri-fold brochure template InDesign layout has stood the test of time and is still ideal for your marketing efforts. Put the power of your messaging communication directly into the hands of your clients and customers with this clean and well-thought-out design. 

Readers will appreciate the beautiful tracking between the letters of the typeface for maximum legibility. Featuring full editing capabilities and two fonts (Roboto and Montserrat), this creative InDesign leaflet template is ready to go!

12. 2-in-1 InDesign Corporate Brochure Templates + Annual Report (INDD)

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Available in bold, striking cover colors, this InDesign brochure template satisfies both your marketing and report-tracking needs. It comes with 36 pages in total, all of which are subject to full customization, so that you can get your marketing message across just the way you want it! 

Some of its attributes are three unique color schemes, four distinct fonts, print-ready status, and various character and paragraph styles from which to choose.

A premium template like this is by far a better pick rather than many InDesign brochure templates for free download out there, which could lack in customization abilities and professionalism. 

13. Multicorp Brochure Template (INDD)

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Suitable for all sorts of small businesses, this InDesign corporate brochure template is the difference between delivering your marketing effectively and failing to successfully tell the marketplace about your product or service. 

Everything in this company flyer template can be efficiently customized to your liking, from the typography to the content’s messaging. The design's inclusion of many images adds to the legible quality and creative feel. It’s available in US Letter and A4 sizes.

14. Brochure Template for InDesign – Cingo (INDD)

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Empowering you to create or delete pages at will, this handy brochure template comes with 20 unique pages. This makes it well-suited to handle your marketing message, whether that’s explaining your newest product launch or simply telling customers about the culture at your small business!

You only need a minimum Adobe InDesign version of CS3 to make this work, and it comes with print-ready colors. InDesign brochure templates for free download out there may not have creative and professional brochure designs and customization options like premium templates do. Why take the risk? Pick the premium template, save loads of edit time, and create exactly what you've got in mind. 

15. The Business Brochure Template File (INDD)

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Using copious color contrast to highlight the most important elements on a page and guide the readers’ eyes, the Business Brochure is a great example of both a creative and clean template that’s designed for multipurpose use. 

It features free fonts, 24 pages in total, a six-column grid layout, full customization of text and colors, and US Letter and A4 sizes. Educate your consumers about your products just as easily as you share your company profile and spread your brand!

16. Creative Brochure Templates (INDD)

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This 16-page document is sure to solve your promotional needs. Presented in a 6/12 grid column and armed with various free fonts, this brochure template has a strong aesthetic appeal. 

Since this brochure design in InDesign is fully editable, you can be sure to communicate your small business brand exactly the way you want to your leads and customers. With generous white space and tracking between letters, your marketing message comes through loud and clear!

17. Creative Portfolio Brochure (INDD)

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This layered document gives you the opportunity to make your business shine. Its 16 pages are totally customizable, so you're in 100% control of your print advertising campaign. 

Show off this brochure to leads, or even use it as part of a strategic direct-mail campaign to increase brand awareness for your small business. However you use it, know that it’s going to make a great impression for your brand in the marketplace.

18. The Modern Tri-Fold Brochure Template InDesign (INDD)

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Modern, sophisticated, and eye-catching, this tri-fold brochure template in InDesign relies on a classic layout and combines it with today’s sleek design to create a great product pamphlet template for your print advertising campaign. 

Due to its multipurpose design, this pamphlet template for InDesign is a great fit for any small business in any industry. Its fully editable scheme lets you customize it to the marketing message that you want to send out to your developing client base. It comes with free fonts and in A4 size.

19. Go Creative InDesign Trifold Brochure (INDD)

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With a classic style of InDesign pamphlet template, this trifold layout is easy to handle and turn over in your readers’ hands. This brochure is a convenient way to promote your small business and control your marketing message. 

Its stand-out red color strongly contrasts with the neutral tones of the brochure, ensuring that your message pops and can’t be missed by your target audience! It features easy-to-edit pages, organized layers, and print-readiness.

20. Multipurpose InDesign Corporate Brochure Template (INDD)

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No matter what industry your small business is in, you can efficiently adapt this brochure template to your marketing message and target customers. Adobe InDesign brochure templates like this one are completely customizable, so that you can ensure full control of your promotional advertising. 

Tell your customers about new products and services and your small business philosophy. It comes with four free fonts and is print-ready for immediate use.

21. Brand Manual and Identity InDesign Template (INDD, Affinity Designer)

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Every business comes to the point of growing and scaling. To keep your message and standards consistent, you must establish a clear brand manual. You can do that with this brand manual and identity template, with 40 different pages and detailed documentation.

22. Proposal and Portfolio InDesign Template (INDD, Affinity Designer)

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If you're looking for a clean and professional look to represent your business, look no further. Use this minimal and professional 36-page proposal brochure template designed for creative businesses. It's compatible with Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, and Apple Pages in International DIN US Letter and A4 brochure template InDesign sizes.

23. InDesign Corporate Brochure Template (INDD)

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You can't go wrong with this professional, clean, and modern 16-page InDesign corporate brochure template. Just drop in your own pictures and text, and it’s ready for print. Or use it as a professional online PDF or email attachment.

24. Annual Report InDesign Template (INDD)

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An annual report is a comprehensive report on a company’s activities throughout the preceding year. Annual reports are intended to give shareholders and other interested people information about the company’s activities and financial performance. With this 26-page InDesign template, you'll have your report ready in no time.

25. How We Look - Brand Guidelines InDesign Template (INDD)

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Here's another brand manual InDesign template you can use for your business. The brochure template includes logo, color, typography, and style guide pages, so you can easily customize to fit your needs.

26. A3 + A4 Brochure Template InDesign + Business Card (INDD, AI, PSD, EPS)

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This business proposal template can be bifold or trifold. Along with the brochure, you get an information flyer template and a business card template. This presentation flyer template set ensures that all of your materials match. The template can be used in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator. It has a nice clean design that makes it easy to read.

27. Tri Fold A4 Brochure Template InDesign + Business Card Pack (INDD, AI, PSD, EPS)

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This brochure template is a four-page template that comes with a bifold and trifold brochure. Along with the bifold and trifold brochure, you get a company flyer template and a business card template. This gives you the chance to have all your media match your brand. You can easily edit this print-ready brochure in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

28. A5 Brochure Template InDesign (INDD, AI, PSD, EPS)

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This brochure template is an eye-catching multi-purpose template. You can fully edit the template, from the layout to the colors. This brochure is great if you're looking for a minimal and clean design. You can easily edit this print-ready brochure in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

29. A5 Brochure Template InDesign (INDD)

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Looking for an elegant design template with options? Then look no further. Not only does this InDesign brochure template include 16 custom pages that you can mix and match—it also includes compatibility with Microsoft Word. It's easy to jump right in and start designing with this professionally designed template.

30. Brochure Bundle Vol. 4 (INDD)

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Here's the perfect offer if your business or client need more than one brochure. This brochure design bundle comes with three different templates for you to choose from, all in A4 and US Letter format. Add your content and make each design your own. Picture it with your logo and branding—what images, photos, and other content would you add to each design? 

How to Design a Brochure for Powerful Marketing Results

Our wonderful collection of Envato Market Adobe InDesign brochure templates offers small businesses of all industries the marketing tools they need to succeed. 

Even in today’s digital marketing-obsessed world, print ads like InDesign brochures are still consistently effective. By placing something palpable and substantial into your customers’ hands, you ensure that they can easily refer to it and get in touch with your small business at any time.

But even with a high-quality template, you still need the design savvy to correctly frame your marketing message within your brochure.

Here are a few quick pointers to ensure you've got the best brochure design in InDesign:

1. Design for Your Prospects

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When designing for your prospects, don't forget to keep their interests in your mind instead of your preferences.

Make the brochure about your leads and potential customers instead of all about your brand. By positioning your small business as the solution to your prospects’ problem, you stand to persuade them to choose your business with greater success.

2. Write Stellar Sales Copy

Often an afterthought in brochure design, nailing the copy is essential to your messaging success. What does that mean? Make sure the font is readable, there’s adequate spacing between letters, the copy is chunked into smaller paragraphs, and sentences communicate your brand’s benefits and value proposition clearly.

3. Make It Evergreen

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This evergreen InDesign brochure template can be used over and over again.

Focus on timeless information if possible, and make it so useful that your readers want to keep or share the brochure. Some things you may want to include are checklists, cheat sheets, and any other useful information in your industry that'll be relevant in the years to come.

4. Include a Strong Call to Action

No matter how beautiful your brochure design in InDesign is and or how smart your copy, always include a clear call to action. Don't leave it to chance—make sure your potential clients act right away, before they forget about you forever.

5. Present With High-Quality Graphics

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Wow your readers right off the bat. Use high-quality, professional images in your brochure, and ensure that your brochure’s appearance is appropriate for your brand positioning. For instance: 

Learn more about how to make a creative business brochure in this ultimate guide, whether from a template or from scratch in InDesign: 

How to Quickly Create Brochures in InDesign With Templates

Looking for an InDesign brochure tutorial? Let's look at a brochure layout InDesign project together—so you can jump right in and create your brochure today! 

For this example, we'll use this brochure design template from Envato Elements.

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This professional brochure template, and many others, are available on Envato Elements.

1. Use Your Pages Panel

In the case of this brochure template, as well as many other templates that have multiple pages or surfaces, the design spans more than one page. This means that we'll need to access our Pages panel to fully see—and access—all the content here.

To open your Pages panel, go to Window > Pages.

Notice, in the example below, that we see a preview of both the first and second page. The first page is one side of this trifold brochure, while the back is on the second page. Simply click on the different pages, in your Pages panel, to toggle between them.

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2. Create and Edit Text With the Text Tool

Adding and editing text is a fundamental part of working in Adobe InDesign. At the heart of the process is the Text Tool, which you can find in your Tools. It's highlighted, below, for your reference.

Looking at our example, we can easily edit the text in a text frame by clicking on it with the Text Tool selected. Then, it's as easy as typing and editing as you would in standard word-processing software.

To create a new text frame, however—click and drag with the Text Tool selected to draw a new frame. Then, it's easy to add your text. Just select the text frame and start typing.

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3. Understand Your Guides

When opening a template, you might see colored lines on your work. 

Those colored lines are called Guides, and they're there to help you out. Use them for a whole host of things—from visual guidelines used to align content to guidelines for your bleed and other printing notes. Hide them by going to View > Grids and Guides > Hide Guides

You can also create new guides of your own by clicking and dragging from the Rulers in your work area. Note that the color of your Guides will correspond to your Layers.

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4. Add Your Imagery

Whether you're working with a template or starting from scratch, you'll likely work with imagery. Let's look at the basics of placing an image into our design.

In InDesign, images go into rectangular frames—think of them like containers that'll hold your imagery. In our example template, there are some rectangular frames already placed for us. So all we've got to do is select one of these frames with the Selection Tool active, and then go to File > Place. Navigate to your chosen image file, click OK, and that's that! Your image is inserted into the frame.

I used this image, from Envato Elements, in this example. 

But what if you want to make a new rectangular frame of your own? That's simple too. Select the Rectangular Frame Tool, then click and drag to draw a frame in your work. Then, follow the same process—select the frame and place your imagery.

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5. Easily Change Colors

Color is a huge part of any design—and color is super easy to change and manipulate in Adobe InDesign. Make sure to consult the Fill Color and the Stroke Color, in your Tools panel.

Think of the "Fill" as the color that occupies the inside of a shape. 

Think of the "Stroke" as the outline around a shape.

So, looking at our brochure template as an example, I can choose any one of these colored shapes within the design and then turn to my Fill Color to change the color—in this case, from blue to red. You can change the color by either clicking on the Fill Color or by choosing a color swatch from your Swatches

Don't see your Swatches? Open them up by going to Window > Color > Swatches.

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Where to Find the Best InDesign Brochure Design Templates in 2021 (Envato Elements vs. GraphicRiver)

Both Envato Elements and GraphicRiver have trendy, popular Adobe InDesign brochure templates with high-quality visual designs. They lead the pack in 2021. But should you use GraphicRiver or Envato Elements? And what are the key benefits of each?

1. Key Benefits of Envato Elements

Envato Elements is a premium subscription service that gives you unlimited creative template downloads for a single monthly fee. That’s a powerful offer. 

Download and use as many best InDesign templates you need to use at any time, as well as web templates, fonts, add-ons, and graphic assets. There are loads of high-quality brochure templates with on-trend designs available on Envato Elements:

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2. Key Benefits of GraphicRiver (& Envato Market)

GraphicRiver is the leading digital marketplace for purchasing single-use graphics and visual assets. It’s part of the Envato Market suite of online marketplaces that cater to numerous creative digital asset needs.

When you need an Adobe brochure template to use right now on your marketing project, then head over to GraphicRiver to make a purchase and download your files. Here are the best InDesign templates that are currently trending on GraphicRiver:

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Best Brochure InDesign Templates on GraphicRiver (2021).

Your Choice (What’s Right for You?)

If you’re a serial entrepreneur launching new brands regularly, a digital marketer with multiple projects to promote, or a graphic or web designer with numerous clients to serve and in need of multiple digital assets monthly, then Envato Elements offers a great bang for your buck. Sign up for Envato Elements now.

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Or if you just need the best premium InDesign brochure template or another file type to download right now and only need a minimal number of digital assets in a year, then head over to GraphicRiver (or another Envato Market site) to find just what you need.

Discover More Great InDesign Template Designs for 2021

Looking for even more design inspiration? Check out these collections of InDesign templates. They'd make a perfect addition to anyone's collection.

Learn More About Brochures & Other Print Documents

Still have questions? Still looking for an information flyer template that catches your eye? If you want to learn more about brochures, check out the links below:

Find Design & Illustration Video Tutorials From Envato Tuts+ on YouTube

Whether you're an experienced digital artist or are learning the ropes of Photoshop, there's a video tutorial for you on our YouTube channel! Our Design and Illustration YouTube playlist is filled with helpful step-by-step guides and tutorials for all types of useful skills. Get started by following the link, or with the video below: 

Grab Creative Brochure Templates Today!

Now's a great time to put together a piece of sales literature that your potential clients can take home with them, or that you can email to their inbox. 

There are plenty of ways to create that professional and modern brochure with these easy-to-use brochure design templates. Browse our wide selection of brochure design InDesign templates for 2021 from Envato Elements or Envato Market, and grab the ones that are right for you. 

And if you're looking to learn even more about brochures and find inspiration, check out the links below from the Envato Tuts+ team!

Editorial Note: Our staff updates this post regularly—adding the best brochure templates for InDesign, with new creative and professional designs.

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