Create a Vintage Retro Poster for Free

Whether you want to decorate a ’50s diner or your bedroom wall, there’s no better way to travel back in time than with retro vintage posters. Design the retro poster of your dreams in minutes with VistaCreate. With thousands of professionally designed templates and easy-to-use editing tools, our vintage poster maker makes it easy to bring any creative ideas to life. You can start by exploring tons of ready-to-use templates to select the perfect one for your needs. Then, easily personalize a template using various design tools in VistaCreate and make a vintage poster design that reflects your brand.
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  • Pick a template and customize it

  • Download, share, or order prints

  • Get prints delivered to your doorstep

Make retro vintage posters in minutes

Making retro posters has never been easier! You don’t have to be a professional graphic designer to make custom visuals on your own. All you need to do is pick a template and start customizing it in the VistaCreate vintage poster maker. Experiment with backgrounds, add your own fonts and colors, and enhance your design with thematic objects to make your poster stand out.
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Take advantage of our vintage poster maker

With VistaCreate’s easy-to-use editing tools, anyone can create a vintage retro poster, even if they don’t have any design skills. Our vast collection of ready-made templates and thousands of amazing design objects makes it easy to start creating your poster design. Apply a vintage poster filter, select cool retro text styles, play with colors, and make any other edits to create an awesome vintage poster.

Tons of vintage poster templates

Get some funky inspiration for your 70s poster design with our library of vintage poster templates. Select your favorite one to get started, edit it using our retro posters tools, and create an authentic vintage design to wow your audience.
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Stunning objects for retro posters

We know you want your vintage poster design to be unique. That is why our vintage posters editor offers thousands of amazing objects, including illustrations, images, stickers, and frames, to make your creation more distinct. Add thematic design elements to the artboard and easily convert your photo to a vintage one.
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Customize your vintage retro poster

Our retro poster maker gives you the freedom to edit any vintage poster template to create a more personalized design. You can use a vintage poster filter, change the background, play with fonts, or incorporate texture — anything that can give an appropriately retro feel to your vintage poster design.
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Upload your files

With VistaCreate’s retro posters editor, you are never limited to only the selection of images and objects that comes with the platform. Upload your own photos, videos, or other files to create unique retro posters. Whether you want to make a 60s poster design, revisit the past century, or live your cowboy fantasy with a Western movie picture theme, you can do things your way.
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Poster option

Whether you use a pre-made template or create a design from scratch, you can send your project for print in just a few clicks. Once you’re done with the design, click “Print Online” to place your order and get it delivered to your doorstep.
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  • Access thousands of premium templates for your projects

  • Design using files from a library of 150M+ photos, videos, vectors

  • Remove backgrounds from your images with a single click

  • Unlock infinite Brand Kits, unlimited storage, and version history

  • Collaborate with up to 10 members in your Team Account

  • Make your own stickers, quickly resize designs, and more

How to make retro poster designs in VistaCreate

  • Step 1

    Choose the format

    Explore available design formats in VistaCreate to choose the necessary one or narrow your search by typing “poster” into the search bar on the homepage. You can also start with a blank canvas to design from scratch.
  • Step 2

    Select a vintage poster template

    Browse through our vast collection of premade retro poster designs and select a vintage poster template that fits your idea best. Now it’s time to customize the layout with our vintage posters tools.
  • Step 3

    Personalize your vintage posters

    Choose from the shapes, lines, stickers, and other objects in our retro posters app, or upload your own visual elements to enhance your design. Experiment with fonts and text styles in our vintage posters editor to make your text really pop on the page.
  • Step 4

    Download and share

    When you finish perfecting your design, download it as a PDF Standard, PDF Print, JPG, PNG, or PNG transparent file. Or share your vintage propaganda poster using the sharing options in the editor.

Create your vintage poster design from anywhere

Want to make your 50s poster design on the go? With the VistaCreate vintage posters app, you can access all the tools to design vintage posters from anywhere. Learn how to make the most of our mobile tools with this useful tutorial video.


  • How to make a poster look vintage?

    Using thematic, ready-made templates is the easiest way to make your poster. Simply type something like “retro poster,” “vintage”, or “classic” in the search bar to choose a vintage template or use the images as inspiration to make your own. You can also make your design look more vintage by adding thematic objects. Explore thousands of free stickers, illustrations, icons, frames, and more in VistaCreate and choose the elements for your retro poster.
  • What is a retro or vintage poster?

    Retro and vintage mean different things to different people, but in general, a retro or vintage poster evokes the style of a past era, such as a 40s poster design. Just as the music they play on the “oldies” station on the radio changes with time, modern designs could be retro 40 years from now.
  • Can I make my retro vintage posters from scratch?

    You sure can! Simply choose a blank template and create your vintage poster from scratch using all the tools and features available in VistaCreate.
  • Is the number of retro poster designs I can make in VistaCreate limited?

    No, you can create as many posters as you want because we offer hundreds of various templates for any purpose. Plus, you can make many designs from the same template by customizing it with different design objects from our huge media library or adding your own images, graphics, and text.
  • Can I use my own images to make a retro poster?

    Of course! Go to the editor and find the My Files tab. Click on the upload button and add your images, fonts, illustrations, or other content to use in your designs with VistaCreate.

Extensive selection of templates

Whether your dream poster features cowboys, space themes, psychedelic grooves, or even ’80s arcade madness, we have just the template for you. Simply pick the one you like and get started.

Never run out of ideas with 150K+ templates

Never run short of design ideas with VistaCreate’s library of templates. Our powerful tools make it easy to adjust any template to your brand style and create professional-looking flyers, posters, ad banners, and other visuals.

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It’s just so quick to create graphics using VistaCreate that it almost feels like cheating. As everything is fully customizable, I’m able to quickly create designs consistent with my brand very quickly.”
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