50 Best InDesign Book Templates

by Stefano Bernardi 10 minutes to read

So you wrote a book. That's incredible! So much time and effort goes into every written page. Unfortunately, that's only part of the work. To ensure that your book will be successful, you need to present it in the best way possible. We're here to help with our handy list of the 50 best InDesign book templates!

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Now that I've sold you on InDesign, let's get back to our templates. I've checked them one-by-one and divided them into a few groups according to their purpose and type.

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Multipurpose InDesign Book Templates

  1. Book Layout with Bold Typographic Accents

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Make your words pop with this bold typographic style! This book template has an innovative layout that centers around photo backgrounds. In contrast, the text really stands out, making your words come to life.

  1. Vintage Style Book Layout

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The vintage book template to make any writer's dreams come true! Its look is classic and timeless yet versatile and unique. You can't go wrong with a choice like this one.

  1. Blue Book Layout with Gothic Accents

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A new take on the classic book template. Straightforward yet captivating, it is perfect for any story you want to tell. Let your readers dive into the blue of its layout.

  1. B&W Book Layout with Typography Accents

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Modern and sleek, this is one our favorite InDesign book templates. It has a simple yet impressive layout. Specifically, the picture placement and the headings really make work stand out.

  1. Book Layout with Large Chapter Numbers

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This visually stunning book template perfectly balances pictures and text. What really catches the eye are the large chapter numbers. It is a simple yet effective way to draw the reader's attention.

  1. Book Layout with Purple Text Accents

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The purple accents of this book template may seem like a small detail, but they make it truly unique. Otherwise standard and fully editable, this book template is sure to leave its mark!

  1. Square Layout with Pop Style Elements

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I know right? The pop artists themselves would be stunned by this book template. It's fun and creative without taking attention away from the written text. Give your work an exiting frame and choose this template

  1. Minimalist Layout

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This layout, out of the InDesign book templates seen so far, is more suitable for visually oriented work. Although, while the picture placement is dominant, there is still a lot of space for text. Choose this template and let the world see your work.

  1. Red Typographical Accents

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The red accent on this book template is a bold statement. The layout and picture placement are also visually captivating. Dare to choose this out of all the InDesign book templates!

  1. Square Book Layout

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The square layout of this book really makes it stand out from the crowd. The picture placement is dominant, leaving less room for text. Similarly, the color palette has a big role in the structure of this template. If you're looking for something unique, look no further.

  1. Black and White Book Layout

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Classy and elegant, black and white. This book layout doesn't play with colors, but it doesn't play around either! The layout is practical and versatile, and the overall feel is timeless.

  1. Book Layout with Blue Accents

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This fully editable book template has a more traditional feel to it. However, the blue accents and yellow details really help the content stand out. You can't go wrong if you choose this out of all the InDesign book templates!

  1. Wavy Teal and Brown Book Layout

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This dreamy color palette is sure to really bring out your content. This book template is unique for its landscape orientation, and clever picture placement. In addition, it is fully editable!

  1. Brown and White Book Layout

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This is the most delicate of the InDesign book templates in this list so far! The brown and white color palette really gives it a classy and elegant feel. The layout is perfectly balanced and will make your content look great.

  1. Book Layout with Yellow Accents

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A more traditional template, this book layout still manages to leave its mark through the yellow accents that characterize it. Likewise, its typographic style is unique and creative. Let yourself be charmed by this simple yet striking layout.

  1. Red and White Book Layout

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This book template is stunning. First and foremost, the color palette is bold yet delicate. Similarly, the layout is very well organized. It has the perfect balance between picture placement and descriptive text. Choose this one out of our list of 50 best InDesign book templates!

  1. Blood-Red Book Template

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Dare to be bold! Choose this book template with alternating white and red backgrounds and really wow your readers. This layout is fully editable, with space for both text and pictures. In other words, it has everything you need!

  1. Ultimate Book Template

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Last but certainly not least, this template really has everything! Specifically, it's a bundle that contains a book and ebook template, mockups, cover templates, and more. The design is "antique" and classic, making it extremely versatile. It just may be the best of our list of InDesign book templates!

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Cookbook Templates

  1. Cookbook Layout with Earth Tone Accents

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Warm and simple, like chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven! This cookbook template has everything you could ever need and will frame your content in a traditional and classic way.

  1. Blue and Red Cookbook Layout

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This blue and red cookbook template puts the spotlight on your food! The picture placement is dominant, but the color palette frames everything elegantly. A truly beautiful template!

  1. Cookbook Layout with Tan Accents

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The bold typography is toned down by the tan accents. As a result, this cookbook is both edgy and delicate. After all, we all know a good recipe needs both sugar and spice!

  1. Square Cookbook Layout with Red and Green Accents

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This stunning cookbook template will wow your reader with its careful details. The layout is very versatile and easy to read. Equally important are the color palette and the typography, they tie the whole template together!

  1. Cookbook Layout with Green Textured Accents

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Look at this stunning green textured template. The design very captivating and the layout is practical and versatile. Choose this template and your food will be front and center!

  1. Black and Bold Cookbook Template

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The bold white text on the black backgrounds of this cookbook is stunning and captivating. Go for class and elegance with this amazing template!

  1. Minimalist Cookbook

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This minimalist design will flawlessly frame your recipes. It has a beautiful and versatile layout paired with bold typography. Need I say more?

  1. Cookbook Template with Clean Design

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A simple cookbook template with a clean and captivating design. Neatly structured, this layout will make your recipes stand out and keep the reader engaged!

  1. Cookbook Template with Orange and Green Accents

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Last but not least in this cookbook section is this beautiful orange and green accented template. The recipes will come to life thanks to its captivating and fully-editable layout.

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Children's Book Templates

  1. Classic and Illustrated

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Let your heart soar through the pages of this book. Its traditional layout will remind of you of simpler times, when all you needed were good stories with beautiful illustrations.

  1. Kids Book Template

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This colorful children's book template is sure to entertain your little readers. The layout is versatile and fully editable and the images are really eye-catching!

  1. Children's Book Illustrated

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With and illustrated book template like this one you will win over any child! The colors are bright and captivating and the layout is exceptional. You cant go wrong if you choose this out of our InDesign book templates!

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Multipurpose InDesign Ebook Templates

  1. Classic Ebook

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With this ebook you will feel like you're actually turning pages. The little illustration details, and the classic layout, give this template a hard-copy feel!

  1. Minimalist Ebook Layout

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Dare I say it? Less is more! This ebook layout has everything you need without any distracting details. Let the words speak for themselves!

  1. Ebook Layout with Teal Accents

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A captivating ebook with a beautiful color palette. The layout of this template is versatile and unique. Similarly, the typography and the teal details really catch the readers attention. This might just be the ebook you're looking for!

  1. Simple Ebook Template with Teal Accents

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This simple ebook template is sure to give you everything you need. Its layout is straightforward and versatile, and the teal accents give it a splash of color.

  1. Classy Ebook Template

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Sleek and elegant, this fashion-inspired ebook template is fully editable. The layout is perfect for balancing text and pictures, while the typography is classy. Overall, it's a really good choice!

  1. Urban Ebook Template

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Don't be afraid to make a bold statement with this ebook template. The overall design is very contemporary, namely because of the typography and the black framing of the text. The picture placement is truly captivating as well. So, what are you waiting for?

  1.  Sleek and Modern Ebook Template

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Amaze your readers with this beautiful template. It is fully editable, with a versatile layout and bold typography. In addition, the picture placement is very well organized. Other ebooks will pale in comparison with yours!

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InDesign Photobook Templates

  1. Photobook Layout with Grey Accents

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Give your photos an elegant frame with this photobook. The tasteful color palette and the versatile layout will put your pictures in the spotlight!

  1. Black and White Photobook Layout

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Striking black and white, this photobook is itself a work of art. Minimalist, unique and versatile, this layout can fit all your needs!

  1. Minimalist Grayscale Photobook

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Simple yet elegant, this template has it all! The page layout is very versatile, leaving you enough space for both photos of any size and descriptive text. Perfect to showcase your work!

  1. Square Photobook with Dark Green and Yellow Accents

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This versatile layout really catches the eye with its color palette. The dark green and yellow play off each other in the most elegant way. Give your photos a beautiful frame, and choose this template!

  1. Photobook Layout with Yellow Accents

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Delicate yet bold, this template is truly extraordinary. The soft color palette is balanced out by the striking typography and innovative layout. Choose this photobook and you are choosing to stand out!

  1. Square Photobook with Green Accents

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Classic with a twist! This square photobook layout may seem quite traditional at first glance, but the green accents and decorative details really make it unique. In addition, the structure is very versatile and fully editable. In other words, it has everything you could ever need!

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Free InDesign Book Templates

  1. Novel and Poetry Book Layout

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Classic, simple, and versatile. This book layout may be basic, but it will fulfill all your needs. In other words, it's a choice you won't regret.

  1. Whimsical Cookbook Template 

Free InDesign book template preview

Who said food needs to be serious? Have a little fun with your recipes and choose this whimsical template!

  1. Cookbook Layout with Yellow Accents

Free InDesign book template preview

Give your recipes the style they deserve! This cookbook template has a sleek and modern layout. Immediately, the yellow details grab your attention, while the well structured content warms your heart.

  1. Fiction Ebook Layout

More on the traditional side, this template is the right choice for you if you're looking for something simple. Let the words speak for themselves!

  1. Non-Fiction Ebook Layout

Free InDesign book template preview

This straightforward book template is great for non-fiction. The layout is versatile but simple, and in addition, it's quick and easy to customize. Perfect for no-nonsense writers.

  1. Simple Ebook Layout

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A simple book. The name says it all. Who needs distracting colors or strange layouts, when all you care about are the words? Choose this template and concentrate on your work.

  1. Classic Ebook Layout

Free InDesign book template previewClassic means timeless. Make sure your work passes the test of time with this straightforward template. No colors that may go out of style, no strange typography, no unusual layout. Just you, your words, your legacy.

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Conclusion

Here you are, at the end of our top 50 list.

We hope that you’ve found something that makes your work shine!

Stefano Bernardi
Stefano Bernardi

Stefano has worked on numerous mid to large–sized InDesign projects for Alstom, DeLonghi, Philips, and many others before starting Redokun in 2015.
As Redokun’s Co-Founder, Stefano spends most of his time helping customers to optimize their InDesign work-flow. He also holds in-house InDesign courses for companies in the Venice, Italy area.

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