Some of the latest design trends emerging which you need to be aware of.
The present design trends are influenced by Culture, media, friends, technology, malls, fashion and start-ups. The fact is the trends never simply emerges for a single year it stays at lease for 3 to 4 years. But the liking ness of the people can change constantly. One needs to update themselves by revisiting the above mentioned influenced area to provide the best of the design solutions.
What type of designs are in popular?
The modern Retro style with bold and vibrant colours, The material, finish and the textures…eg: like Sketcher shoes.
In terms of shapes its contemporary geometric shapes…used in most of the external branding and installations. More negative space is shown to enhance the design, Eg : Rio olympics.
Modular layouts…are used in the print media and web application. Breaking the monotony of regular traditional or graphical designs. The word press website and windows application are perfect examples.
Dramatic typography for editorials and internal branding poster, using dramatic typography in a modular layout is the trend in designing posters or communication medium, Customized and personalized illustrations more unique and original. Such illustrations are always appreciated.
I hope the above information is usefull… keep watching this space for more updates on various updates on design industry. Following trends just for the sake of being trendy is not a good idea…. try a trend and make sure it’s a good fit for your project and audience.
All the best!
Sathish Narayanan Expert – Graphic Designer World Skills International.