Inspire

Inspiration for Yearbook Advisers

Looking for some new and innovative ideas for your yearbook? We’ve assembled an amazing portfolio of page and cover designs, contest winners and theme ideas to spark your staff’s creativity.

Covers Gallery

Jostens offers a full range of cover and endsheet options. Select from a series of exceptional, professionally designed covers and complementing endsheets or design your own to show your school's one-of-a-kind style. Jostens Creative Resources designers are available to assist staffs in designing a dazzling custom cover.

The covers gallery features unique, custom covers designed by yearbook staffs featuring a variety of techniques and cover materials. View the different styles:


  • Custom Embossed covers feature rich embossing, deluxe cover materials and the choice of the finest grains, color applications and optional enhancements such as an overtone rub.
  • Custom Litho covers feature photographs or artwork on a lithographic print cover. These designs can be further enhanced with graining, embossing, silk-screen or foil stamping.
  • Custom Screened covers offer foil stamping or silk-screening with the option of adding graining, quarterbinding and padding.
Theme Ideas

Effective themes are much like advertising slogans selling the story of your school year. This list of themes from other yearbooks is provided not as a "shopping list" of potential themes for you to "lift" but as a source of inspiration to assist your staff in brainstorming a unique slogan that is personal to your school and year.

View, search, save or print the Themes list (PDF 412KB)

Please Note: Slogans are listed in alphabetical order. Themes containing numbers, school colors, year, school name, and mascots are listed at the end.