30 Flyer Background Images for Professional Flyer Design

Written by:
Chloe West

Apr 26, 2021
An illustration of a person choosing an image to place as the flyer background.

Here's a list of 30 flyer background images for professional flyer design. Use any of these images to get your business flyers to the next level.

Choose the template that you like from the navigation below, add it to your flyer and start editing your design. 

 

30 Flyer Background Images for Professional Flyer Design

Category #1: Business Flyer Background Images

Category #2: Event Flyer Background Images

Category #3: Real Estate Flyer Background Images

Category #4: Marketing Flyer Background Images

Category #5: Sales Flyer Background Images 

Category #6: Nonprofit Flyer Background Images 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Category #1: Business Flyer Background Images 

Putting together a flyer to generate some interest and awareness around your business? We’ve got you covered with a flyer template perfect to customize for your brand.

Each of our flyer templates come with interchangeable, high-quality stock photos that you can use to represent your brand. Add color overlays, use gradients for accent effects and more.

Check out our business flyers with corresponding background images below.

Background #1: Office Meeting Flyer Background Image

A blue monochromatic flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Want to represent your team? Use a flyer like this one! This flyer background image is perfect for showcasing your own team. Simply upload a photo of your team to your Visme editor and fit it alongside this flyer template.

Background #2: Business Plan Flyer Background Image

A navy and yellow flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Sometimes you want your flyer background image to showcase what your business does in action, like we see here with this business plan flyer template.

Upload your own photo to customize the template design, or search through our stock photo library to find the perfect fit for your free flyer.

Background #3: Black & White Architecture Flyer Background Image

A red and blue flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Looking for a more abstract background template? This business flyer is great inspiration for showcasing something your business has made. Use a black and white photo of a building you’ve created, showcase your art or feature landscaping you’ve done.

Background #4: Tech Flyer Background Image

A blue and yellow flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Do you have a more tech-based business? This flyer background image will work perfectly to promote your products or services.

Browse other royalty-free stock photos in our image library to find the perfect way to visually represent your business.

Background #5: Desk Flyer Background Image

A blue and yellow flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Another great reason to design a flyer is to share a list of your business’s services. Hand these out in your office lobby or at networking events to give potential customers an idea of how you can help them.

Using a flyer background image like this flatlay is a great way to resonate with your audience by sharing a photo of your team hard at work.

 

Category #2: Event Flyer Background Images 

If your business is hosting an event, putting together a flyer is a smart strategy for getting the word out. Make sure to include the event name, type, date, address and any entrance information attendees might need to know, like cost or dress code.

Furthermore, your flyer background image for event flyers should be a good representation of what people could expect at your event.

You don’t want to share a flyer with an image of people dancing to music for a quiet, more reserved event, right? Let’s go over a few examples of how images can work well for your event flyers.

Background #6: Rock Concert Flyer Background Image

A green and black flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

This retro flyer template is perfect for promoting a rock concert. Replace the flyer background image with a high-quality photo of the band or artist that’s playing to really make the most out of your design. Print out your flyer or share it on social media to maximize your reach.

Background #7: Serene Lake Flyer Background Image

Serene Lake Flyer Background Image
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

For a more calm, serene event, an outdoor flyer background image like this is the perfect way to entice your target audience. When choosing images to accompany your event flyers, you want to make sure the image appeals to the audience you’re trying to reach.

For example, a calm photo like this wouldn’t work to accompany a club flyer. The target audience for a club is looking for something wilder, like a party flyer background. However, this photo works perfectly for an outdoor kayaking trip.

Background #8: Paint Flyer Background Image

A colorful face painting flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

If you’re looking for a flyer that will attract kids and families, it’s a good idea to go for something more colorful like this photo of a watercolor design.

You can include as much or as little information as you’d like. On a flyer like this with a smaller font, you’ll need to make sure you print it off in a large A4 size so your audience can easily read the fine print.

Just remember to download as a PNG file to make sure it’s a high-quality design and will retain that same quality when printed.

Background #9: Birthday Balloon Flyer Background Image

A purple and pink birthday flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Flyers can be used for a variety of purposes, even simply for handing out to friends and family for a big birthday party or New Year’s event. However, this flyer template can also be customized to fit any business event. Simply edit the copy then get your free download to distribute.

Background #10: Cliffside Flyer Background Image

Hiking flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

This last event flyer background image example showcases a stunning view while teasing a weekend hike. Any outdoorsy person is going to see this and think, “Yes. I’m there.”

Which is exactly how you want someone to feel when they see your event flyer, right?

 

Category #3: Real Estate Flyer Background Images 

Another major use for flyers is for showcasing real estate. Commercial leases or residential properties can be shown off through handouts and flyers during open houses or even just around town.

Here are a few great ways to use a real estate flyer background image.

Background #11: City Skyline Flyer Background Image

A city skyline flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Selling a property in a big city? While showcasing the floorplan or images of the home are enticing, consider also sharing a photo of the city’s skyline.

You can easily find free stock photos for this in Visme’s stock photo library, or you can use a service like Pngtree or Shutterstock for vector illustrations and images.

Background #12: Modern Apartment Flyer Image Background

An apartment for rent flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Here’s a great way to showcase a trendy home or apartment for rent. Upload professionally taken photos of the interior of the available property to entice potential tenants to tour it.

Background #13: Apartment Exterior Flyer Background Image

Open house flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

You can also use a flyer to showcase the exterior of the apartment building or home. This is a great way to let prospective tenants or home buyers know what the property looks like when they come to tour during an open house.

Background #14: Skyrise Apartment Flyer Background Image

A blue and yellow flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

The flyer background image isn’t the only important part of a flyer, though. The content and design elements are just as essential, so you want to make sure the background pulls the entire flyer together, like you see here in this flyer template.

Background #15: Minimalistic Apartment Flyer Background Image

Geometric flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Our last real estate flyer example showcases a bright, modern background image alongside a geometric shape design. This is a great way to show off what you’re trying to promote in a visually appealing way.

Customize this flyer for any business needs. Simply replace the flyer background image, adjust the text and match it to your brand.

 

Category #4: Marketing Flyer Background Images 

You’ll need to utilize flyers often when creating local marketing campaigns and materials. These are perfect for placing both in your office lobby as well as distributing in local areas that you know your target audience frequents.

Some areas that businesses drop off flyers include libraries, cafes, bookstores, etc.

Background #16: Water Splash Flyer Background Image

A blue and yellow swim class flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Abstract flyers can work well for grabbing attention. When someone sees an image like a water splash on a graphic in front of them, they want to investigate further to see what it’s actually conveying.

Consider this when browsing flyer background image options. See how you can find an image that’s relevant to your flyer (like this water splash for swim lessons) but still piques interest.

Background #17: Skyscraper Flyer Background Image

Rainbow skyscraper flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

For a more classic and minimalist flyer design, you can utilize a simple black and white flyer background image like this one, making the other design elements really pop on your canvas. Use a flyer like this to promote your website, products, services, etc., and increase brand awareness.

Background #18: Office Space Flyer Background Image

A blue and purple business flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Another great way to create a marketing flyer is to showcase a photo of your office or your team at work. For a business services company or marketing agency, this type of flyer background image could perform best.

Background #19: European City Flyer Background Image

A restaurant flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Or if your business caters to tourists and those visiting your city or country, consider incorporating that into your flyer. Showcase stunning city photos that grab the attention of your target customer and bring them into your storefront.

Background #20: Coffee Swirl Flyer Background Image

A coffee flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

If you’re looking for something a bit more creative, you can use more of a design as your flyer background. Here, we have a stunning image that’s used as more of an accent, while the flyer background uses colors and design elements.

 

Category #5: Sales Flyer Background Images 

Flyers are also useful as tools to help you make sales. Promote discounts and showcase specific products and services that your business offers to entice customers to make a purchase.

Background #21: Camera Equipment Flyer Background Image

A camera equipment flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

One of the most effective ways to grab your customer’s attention is to use a flyer background image of the exact item you’re selling. Just like we see here, with this camera equipment in the background of a $100 off flyer.

Take professional photos of your own products, or find stock photos that represent your industry and what you’re promoting.

Background #22: Shining Sequins Flyer Background Image

A Black Friday flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Another great way to grab attention is to simply use a beautiful stock photo like this one here as an accent to your design. The sequin look doesn’t take away from the massive discount being offered in the flyer.

Our stock photo library has a large variety of images just like this that make the perfect flyer background image.

Background #23: Meadow Mood Flyer Background Image

A fashion flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Do you know what really catches people’s attention? Photos of other people! If you really want to get your audience interested in your flyer, include a flyer background image that has a person or group of people in it.

Background #24: Clothing Rack Flyer Background Image

A Black Friday flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Using a color overlay to contrast with the background, like we see in this template above, is a great way to still add depth to your flyer without your copy being too busy.

Background #25: Hard at Work Flyer Background Image

Purple and yellow flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

If you’re promoting one of your services, using a flyer background image that showcases your service in action is a great way to grab attention. 

Someone looking for a similar service will instantly be drawn in, especially when you include the price and what the service includes front and center.

 

Category #6: Nonprofit Flyer Background Images 

Trying to get the word out there about your nonprofit organization? Nonprofit marketing can be tough, but flyers are a great way to raise awareness about your cause.

Background #26: Elegant Elephant Flyer Background Image

An elephant nonprofit flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Use your flyer background image to showcase what you’re trying to protect or raise money for. This is the perfect way to tug at the heartstrings of your target audience.

Background #27: Green Forest Flyer Background Image

Environmental nonprofit flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Photos in nature can help your flyers grab the attention of those who would be most interested in your nonprofit. 

Background #28: Sweet Macaron Flyer Background Image

A cancer awareness flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

If you’re hosting a bake sale or other promotional event where proceeds go directly to your charity, grab attention with a stunning photo of the items you’re going to be selling, like we see here with this flyer background image.

Background #29: Scenic Forest Skyline Flyer Background Image

Black and green nonprofit flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Greyscale photos are another way to promote the seriousness of the content in your flyer. Find something relevant to your cause to use as your flyer background.

Background #30: Doting Dog Flyer Background Image

Pet adoption flyer template available in Visme.
Customize this template and make it your own!Edit and Download

Charities surrounding pets and animals also benefit from utilizing animals in their flyer backgrounds. People love their pets, so this is a great way to hit their soft spot.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Have some more questions about flyer design? We’re here to help!

Q1. How do I make a picture a flyer background?

It’s easy to make a picture a flyer background in Visme. Simply click on the background of your canvas, then drag the photo of your choice onto it to set as your flyer background.

Q2. What makes a flyer attractive?

An attractive flyer includes all relevant information in a tidy manner, using only 2-3 fonts and colors as well as visual hierarchy to convey your message. You also don’t want to go overboard with your design elements.

Q3. What should a marketing flyer include?

Your marketing flyer should include the following information:

  • Name of your business
  • Visuals
  • Product/service information
  • Business details
  • Address, if applicable
  • Contact information/website/social media profiles

Q4. How do you design a flyer?

You can easily design a flyer with Visme’s editor. Start with a template, replace the flyer background with one that matches your business or promotion, customize with your fonts and colors, input your information, then download and share!

Learn more about designing a flyer in our video below.

Q5. How much does it cost to design a flyer?

You can design a flyer completely for free with Visme. However, if you want to go above and beyond with some of our premium features and design elements, you can sign up for a premium account for only $25/month.

Q6. What is the best program to design flyers?

There are many different design tools available to design your flyer, but we think Visme is the best option. Not only can you create eye-catching flyers, but you can also access document, infographic and presentation templates, along with so much more.

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    About the Author

    Chloe West is the content marketing manager at Visme. Her experience in digital marketing includes everything from social media, blogging, email marketing to graphic design, strategy creation and implementation, and more. During her spare time, she enjoys exploring her home city of Charleston with her son.

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