45 eye-catching flyer designs

26. Monster Hands

Flyer design Monster Hands

Your hands can turn into a dangerous monster if you don't keep them clean

You can't get much more eye-catching than this brilliant flyer design, aimed at educating people about the importance of cleanliness in stopping the spread of bacteria. We just love how the hands have been transformed into this menacing yet cool looking character. Genius.

27. Room for rent

Flyer design Room for rent

This flyer design by Jimena Gamio was sure to attract prospective tenants

When a friend of art student Jimena Gamio was on the hunt for a flatmate a couple of years ago, Gamio created this cool typography flyer for her to distribute around town. A cool design and a refreshingly original alternative to the many generic, dull ads online.

28. Mikro

Flyer design Mikro

Motion designer Mellow developed this beautiful, abstract flyer for Mikro club night

This beautiful, abstract flyer design was created by motion, screen and print designer Mellow for a club night called Mikro. The design is so detailed, it takes a few minutes to notice the lizard that forms the base of the illustration. An extremely talented creative, Mellow has developed numerous flyer designs for various events, all of which feature in an awe-inspiring online portfolio.

29. Craft fair flyer

Flyer design Craft fair flyer

Classic colours and retro type make this gorgeous flyer design stand out from the crowd

This craft fair flyer by designer Suji Allen is a brilliant example of how to advertise an exposition of all things homemade. Featuring classic colours and retro type, this design is sure to catch the eyes of people interested in arts and crafts.

30. Mokka Cuka

Flyer design Mokka Cuka

Graphic designer Karoly Kiralyfalvi created this cool flyer design for Hungary's outdoor venue Mokka Cuka

Plugged in and turned on, this cool flyer was designed by Hungarian graphic designer Karoly Kiralyfalvi for the Mokka Cuka - a leading outdoor underground venue in Hungary. The retro design features a custom-made font and eye-catching colour choices, finished off with graphics of microphone, earphone jacks and USB cables, leaving a claer indication of the type of event the flyer promotes.

31. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Flyer design Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

This flyer is energetic, just like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's music

This standout flyer promotes Tokyo-based singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's debut album. She started out as a blogger and model, and then proceeded into a music career. The flyer is as striking as her personal style and music videos.

The prominent visual, a freaky looking hairstyle on a floating head, immediately commands the viewer's attention because people are attracted to faces. The illustrations and hand rendered typography are playful and visually striking in high contrasting colours. This layout has an energetic vibe, suggesting that's we can expect from her music.

32. Shop Spotlight

Flyer design Shop spotlight

Colourful typographic flyer perfectly demonstrates Shop Spotlight's wares

Shop Spotlight are proud owners of a shiny new shop - they design colourful typographic table decorations for weddings, and this flyer was designed to promote a bunch of new products; popping with colour, the layout boasts the use of type as image in overlays that give them a tactile letterpress aesthetic.

33. Baby Jupiter

Flyer design Baby Jupiter

Psychedelic typography makes this flyer stand out

This nostalgic psychedelic flyer is for the 'In the Basement' event held at Baby Jupiter, Leeds, UK. For some people this venue is reminiscent of a weird little bar you might stumble across in Amsterdam, for others the atmosphere reminds them of classic telly programme. All we know is this mesmerising flyer seems to come from a groovy place. The layout incorporates warping typography within a illustrative frame. A real product of craftsmanship; A real trip.

34. Morph

Flyer design Morph

Ed price has created many Morph flyers and can be seen on his Behance portfolio page

It was hard to choose from the many flyer designs that art director and graphic designer Ed Price has created for Morph, Bristol's popular techno night, but this one just pipped it for us. We love the splash of colour in amongst the clean black type and neutral woman's face.

35. United Students

Flyer design United Students

This simple but effective design uses the iconic image of Big Ben to get its message across

Italian freelance graphic designer and illustrator Marco Oggian created this simple but brilliant flyer design for a party hosted by United Students, the largest student association in Switzerland. A series of parties took students on a journey through the major capital cities of Europe, including London, Berlin and Barcelona.

36. Penguin Rider

Flyer design Penguin Rider

This cool Penguin does a great job promoting a skiiing competition in France

We couldn't not include this cool skiing penguin flyer design in our list. Creative agency Zim & Zou were the brains behind this concept for a snowboard and skiing contest in France. The team used models to create an Antarctic environment and then added Georgia and their own custom font to create the cool design.

37. Kolor

Flyer design Kolor Bar

Gorgeous design, colour and printing for these flyers designed for Kolor

Silkscreen art on rough cardboard works beautifully for these gorgeous flyers for Kolor bar in Budapest. The design was by Budapest-based graphic designer, illustrator and typographer Eszter Laki.

38. Forevergreen Festival

Flyer design Forevergreen

Clean type and illustrations work wonders on this Forevergreen festival flyer

We're loving the simplistic design, clever use of type and cool graphics on this Forevergreen Festival flyer design, created by Giovanni Montuori. The quality and bright colours of the illustration immediately draw your eye and the simple, clean type provides all the information needed clearly.

39. HQ Drum & Bass

Flyer design HQ Drum amp Bass

A very different style to this club flyer design - simple but appealing

This club night flyer is unlike all the others. No glossy paper, bright colours or big typography, just a simple but appealing design. The cool central graphic is reminiscent of an optical illusion, and the whole thing is printed on 100% recycled pulp board. Awesome work by graphic designer Ross Gunter.

40. Riscopriamo Il Borgo

Flyer design Riscopriamo II Borgo

This stylish festival flyer reflects the traditional event they promote perfectly

Riscopriamo Il Borgo is a traditional festival held in Airola, created to celebrate the country's history, roots, popular culture and traditional cuisine. These stylish flyers by graphic designer Giuseppe Fierro are a great example of how well a simple, clean design and superb typography can work together.

41. Stampede

Flyer design Stampede

The horse design for this rock night flyer was created using a series of different sized circles

Stampede is a rock night that takes place in Soho, London, every Monday. To promote it, creative project assistant Michael Higginson created this cool, grungy flyer design featuring an elegant, yet powerful horse composed of a series of different sized circles.

42. Lovejoy

Clever use of shadows makes this flyer design by Andersdenkend look 3D

We love everything about this flyer design, from the original design to the colour palette used. But it's the clever use of shadows to give the impression of depth that we find most impressive. Developed by German graphic design studio Andersdenkend, the team has nailed the art of flyer design with this creation.

43. Beat Up

Designer Jacopo Severitano welcomes the summer with this retro-style flyer design

This flyer by graphic designer Jacopo Severitano proves that if you get the right image, minimal text is all you need to complete the design. With an Instagram feel to it, this retro flyer design, advertising an outdoor party, makes us want to head out into the sunshine and join in the summer fun depicted here.

44. ADCN

We love the distinctive style of Dutch illustration duo LouLou & Tummie

Dutch illustration duo LouLou & Tummie applied their distinctive illustration and graphic design skills to this illustration for the ADCN advertising gala back in 2010. The bright colours against the black background makes the brilliant graphics really pop, creating a totally eye-catching flyer design.

45. Ochsenfest

Nicole Jacek developed this cool lenticular flyer design for the biennial Ochsenfest festival

Nicole Jacek is a German award-winning graphic designer and the brains behind this lenticular flyer design for the biennial Ochsenfest in Ludwigsburg, a four-day music festival. The design itself is fairly simple, featuring a black cow on a simple white background, the impressive part is the guitar that forms on the animal's head as the flyer is moved.

Contributions: Jim McCauley

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