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20 Free Vintage Retro Google Slides Themes to Download for 2022

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Are you trying to take your audience back in time with a retro or vintage Google Slides presentation? But you're not sure how to do this? Luckily, there is pre-built vintage Google Slides themes online to get you started. 

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Vintages - Google Slides Template, a premium template from Envato Elements

This retro project can become daunting if you plan to start from scratch. Besides Google Slides skills, you'll also need to know retro and vintage design trends. You risk wasting time and may end up with an unimpressive deck. 

Streamline this presentation-building task with pre-built (free and premium) options. First, browse through loads of templates. Then pick the best fit for your budget, audience, brand, and content. 

In this article, we'll explore Envato Elements' best premium vintage Google Slides themes. And then we'll check out GraphicRiver's retro-themed Google Slides templates. We'll also look at a collection of 20 free retro and vintage templates and backgrounds found on the web

Find the Best Premium Retro Vintage Google Slides Themes on Envato Elements for 2022 (Unlimited Use)

Envato Elements offers the ultimate creative membership for an affordable monthly fee. Unlimited access to millions of creative assets is priceless. It gives you the freedom to play, experiment, and create.  

Are you building a vintage or retro Google Slides presentation now?

If you need vintage Google Slides templates for 2022 visit Envato ElementsIf you need vintage Google Slides templates for 2022 visit Envato ElementsIf you need vintage Google Slides templates for 2022 visit Envato Elements
If you need vintage Google Slides templates for 2022 visit Envato Elements

Do you want to buy premium creatives one at a time? Check out Envato Market. Their selection of vintage Google Slides templates is as impressive as Envato Elements'. And they have a pay-per-download model. 

Go premium with Envato and use your preferred pricing model.

5 Best Premium Vintage Retro Google Slides Themes for 2022 (Envato Elements & GraphicRiver)

Let's explore some premium vintage Google Slides themes from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. These options will help you create impressive presentations in minutes. 

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This is a professional black and white template. Though minimalistic, the designs used give a vintage feel. The old typewriter font style used for the titles is an example of an on-theme design. 

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This vintage template comes with 30 slides and five color variations. This template is vintage-themed but has required modern elements like handcrafted infographics. All graphics are resizable and editable, making customization simple. 

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This template is perfect for your business or personal needs. To use, download the template, add your content, replace the images in the placeholders, and you're done! The slides come with animation too.

RIETRO - Retro Vintage Theme Google Slides TemplateRIETRO - Retro Vintage Theme Google Slides TemplateRIETRO - Retro Vintage Theme Google Slides Template

This template has an impressive design that's ultra-modern yet retro at the same time. It comes with over 40 unique slides. It comes with charts, maps, and device mockups to help you create a more visual presentation. 

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Jadoelest is a retro-themed multipurpose template. It comes with a documentation file making it easy to customize it. The colors used are yellow, orange, red, and black. 

20 Top Free Vintage Retro Google Slide Themes to Download (2022)

We've looked at five premium retro and vintage Google Slides templates. Let's move on to free options found online.

But before that, let's also look at Envato's free offerings. You get to try out various premium files at no cost to you. 

Get 12 free files from Envato Elements for you to try monthly. You can also test out GraphicRiver's premium freebies.Get 12 free files from Envato Elements for you to try monthly. You can also test out GraphicRiver's premium freebies.Get 12 free files from Envato Elements for you to try monthly. You can also test out GraphicRiver's premium freebies.

Get 12 free files from Envato Elements for you to try monthly. You can also test out GraphicRiver's premium freebies.

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Now, let's dive into the free vintage, and retro Google Slides templates found online. Here's a list of 20 files to start with: 

Use gold frame picture placeholders on these slides to create a private museum. There are six master slide layouts to work with. 

This template comes with natural landscape images. These images have a vintage color filter that gives a silver-blue look. 

Free Newspaper Template for Google SlidesFree Newspaper Template for Google SlidesFree Newspaper Template for Google Slides

Seven slides come in this black and white vintage journalistic theme. The slides can get wordy, which is not the best for presentations. 

This free template comes with colorful and vintage record-style slides. It's the same background on each slide but in different colors.

This is a simple vintage newspaper theme template. The background has a washed-out old paper look, and the content is in black. 

The main image of this template is a retro pink typewriter. The background colors are pastel green, blue, pink, and orange. 

This template comes with free airmail background illustrations. The vintage letter and envelope backgrounds are clean and straightforward. 

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This template comes with a retro TV in the middle of each slide. Add your text, images, or even video on the TV to make it look like your content is TV broadcasted. 

The background is a soft brown vintage-looking paper. Title and section break slides have images of flowers on them. 

This template uses rounded rectangle shapes across the slides. The combination of brown, dark blue, and white colors adds to the retro feel. 

This template comes with two unique slides and three color variants. The main element on the slides is a vintage swirly design. 

This free template comes with 25 slides that mimic a vintage mood board or pinboard. It uses neutral colors and dry leaves to give it an autumn feel. 

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The old maps and classic fonts give this template a vintage feel. Teachers can use this template to present geography, history, politics, or travel. 

The background of this template is soft brown making it look like old paper. There's a white card that helps bring some contract to the content in black and red. 

There is a book on a wooden table. Content on the book's open pages, which gives an old-school storytelling feel.  

Classic drawings and typography on an old textured paper make this template's background. Black fonts go against this background. 

This is a free vintage postal-themed template. Red, blue, and brown recreate these vintage letters and envelope slides.  

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This template's title and thank you pages have a vintage scroll with a landscape painting. The other slides have an ink landscape painting as the background. 

This template has a vintage floral frame in gold, as the name suggests. This element stands out well against the dark purple gradient background.

The soft brown background of these slides gives an old paper look. There are illustrations and other design elements in pastel colors on it. It's a pleasant and calm template for personal use. 

5 Quick Tips To Make Great Vintage Retro-Themed Presentations in 2022

Once you've downloaded a Google Slides theme of your choice, you'd want to start working on it. The goal is always to make your slides look the very best. 

Here are some useful tips:

1. It Doesn't Always Have to Be Aged Paper

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Kreator - Geometric Google Slides Template, a premium retro geometric template from Envato Elements

Search for vintage templates online, and you'll get loads of aged paper backgrounds. Since you know that it's so common, you may want to stay clear of it. The best option is a vintage-themed template that is unique and has modern features. 

2. Maintain a Minimalistic Presentation

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Antique Google Slides Template, a minimalistic premium template on Envato Elements

Most premium templates are minimalistic in design. Maintain this look and feel by sticking to one point per slide. Keep the text short and simple and avoid adding more design elements.  

3. Go Visual 

LAWASE - 90s Presentation Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses a lot of visualsLAWASE - 90s Presentation Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses a lot of visualsLAWASE - 90s Presentation Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses a lot of visuals

LAWASE - 90s Presentation Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses a lot of visuals

Another great way to keep your slides minimalistic and easy to follow is to turn texts into visuals. Use high-resolution photos, infographics, illustrations, or videos

Sign up now to get unlimited access to Envato Elements' visual assets—perfect for creative projects.

4. Get Creative with Custom Image Masks

Broken Papper - Google Slides Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses creative custom image masksBroken Papper - Google Slides Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses creative custom image masksBroken Papper - Google Slides Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses creative custom image masks

Broken Papper - Google Slides Template, a premium template from Envato Elements that uses creative custom image masks

Traditional image shapes of rectangles and squares quickly become dull. Custom image masks help add some creativity to your slides.

Most premium templates come with creative image masks that are ready to use. Simply drag and drop your images into the placeholders. 

5. Animate With GIFs

Breathe some life into your presentation by adding GIFs. GIFs are simple animated images. It's fun and much more engaging than still images. Here's how you can add a GIF to your Google Slides: 

Discover More Top Google Slides Template Designs

We've looked at over 20 premium, and free vintage Google Slides templates. Are you still interested to see more options? 

Here are more best collections for you to explore:

Learn More About Making Great Google Slides Presentations in 2022

Are you new to Google Slides? Pin this Google Slides Beginner's Tutorial Guide as a favorite. Use it as a reference to get solutions without spending too much time online with searches. 

Here are three sample how-to tutorials from this guide: 

Download a Premium Vintage Retro Google Slides Theme Today!

You can create your next vintage-themed presentation the easy or hard way. The easy way would be to use a pre-built template, and the hard way would be to start creating from scratch. It's best to avoid the hard way. 

Start browsing through loads of premium vintage Google Slides themes on Envato Elements. Once you're a subscriber, you'll be able to download and try out any template. Having unlimited access to premium digital assets helps you work smart. Limit time spent and maximize quality. 

Are you new to premium and feel you need to try it out? Check out the selection of premium retro Google Slides templates from GraphicRiver. You can get your hands on single files thanks to their pay-per-download model. Going premium is easy.

If you don't have a budget to work with, check out the free vintage templates listed in this article. Free templates are not the best solution, but they still save you from starting from scratch. 

Get your premium vintage-themed Google Slides from Envato Elements or GraphicRiver, today! Subscribe and download your file now! 

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