Make a Keep Calm poster – Free Template


The Keep Calm and Carry On messages are fun and popular. You can make a custom Keep Calm poster for Christmas, for an event, for a campaign, for your friends, for your advertisement campaign… for anything, basically!

You can use this template for free!
Making a Keep Calm poster can be as easy as 1-2-3!

1. Start with a template

At Bannersnack we have a template that you can use for free — but just to put your creativity at work.

Making a Keep Calm poster can be as easy as 1-2-3, but just start with this template Make a KEEP CALM poster.

2. Customize

  • To change the background color click on the thumbnail and then look on the right for Background. Choose Color/gradient and set the color you desire.
  • To change the text, double click on it, and then type your own.
  • To change the font type, size, color, click on the text and look for options on the right.
  • When you’re done, click the button on the right – Save and Publish

3. Download

… as GIF 128 for free and share your Keep Calm poster with everybody!

Keep Calm template

Now, on a creative and inspiration note, let me show you some great ways you could make your poster. For the last few years they have spiked ridiculously high on social media channels and blog posts… but they’ve been around since the Second World War. The first Keep Calm poster was actually asking London inhabitants to keep calm because of the daily raids they’ve been experiencing.

The CLASSIC Keep Calm Poster

As mentioned above, the first Keep Calm posters have appeared in 1941 with a complete different meaning that we know nowadays. And you know what they say – back to basics to the Londoner poster and its first variations:

bannersnack keep calm poster classic


One of the main features of a KEEP CALM poster is the British Crown… but it is not necessarily to have it all over, when you can get creative? Multiple websites and image maker tools like Bannersnack allow you to have a customized icon, image or even logo. It is explanatory, gets your viewer in the mood and is also representative of what you want to tell about. You can get inspired from some of the examples I really like and get your creativity flow go over the roof:

bannersnack keep calm poster cretaive


No one have made that red background a must… so you can start fantasizing about adding any kind of images that would represent your message. From palms, beaches to fruits and any kind of image – you’re going to get the most of your Keep Calm poster:

bannersnack keep calm image


Why not take it to the next level and make a Keep Calm poster about your favorite movie? The logo – check! The background – check! Always to get the best of it and to make it as much representative as possible.

Use the force, call Batman and then puf! Hakuna Matata!

bannersnack keep calm movies


Brands are important, but they get even more important in a Keep Calm poster, just like in these Nutella, Disney or Converse posters. Of course, they might not be coming from the marketing team of the above mentioned brands, but if someone loves Nutella as much as the person who did this poster, why don’t you show some love for the brand you like?

bannersnack keep calm brands logo

Advertising campaign

Last, but not least: the AT&T Keep Calm campaign. I have to admit – this is the way at Bannersnack we want brands to communicate. Is it the millennial’s language? Is it appealing? Is it brand representative? Yes, yes, yes!

Oh, and the logo – Keep Calm is a trend that goes with anything, doesn’t change its meaning even when you add another logo.

bannersnack keep calm poster att ad campaign


Just as much as we love our banner and visual ads, we love to see the creativity a spark in anything and we promote it.

So, what’s the one Keep Calm poster that you’ve brought calm into someone life’s? 

Or you’re really proud of your work? Share it!



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