You’ve probably heard the saying “everything old is new again.” The same can be said about design and design trends. While the medium might change, many of the old styles can come back into fashion.One example of this is modern retro design. Today, we’re going to take a look at what modern retro is all about and how you can make this most of it in your design projects. What’s really nice about modern retro is that it works across mediums. While we are seeing a lot of it in website design right now, modern retro adds a fun touch to print projects from business cards to poster design to party invitations.
If you haven’t already taken note, the web is going high def. From images to backgrounds to user interface elements, high definition is the new normal.It started with some of the retina and high-resolution screens, but access to faster connections has also emphasized this phenomenon, providing greater access to HD websites from any device. Are you thinking about and designing in high definition? Here are a few things to consider.
Trends can be ephemeral and trivial, with designers selecting colors or typefaces based solely on what they see on Behance. At worst, a trend can be insincere and fluffy, an accusation that’s been thrown at Pantone for their combo of powder pink and baby blue (excuse us, Rose Quartz and Serenity) for 2016’s Color of the Year.
The geo trend continues in 2016. Low-poly effects and sacred geometry shift into layered geometries and blend with the 80's influences of the Memphis Group’s design. Expected to be strong in packaging design. We recently explored the idea of how geometric shapes might be the new trend in web design for 2016.
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