Trends

Minimalism: Saying More with Less

Minimalism: Saying More with Less

What is minimalism? Minimalism is not just a trendy graphic design style. It’s a long-established school of art and architecture whose goal is to strip away everything that is unnecessary, leaving only the essentials behind. Think of clean, sleek furniture designs, or modern skyscrapers with ...

Typography Trends (2017)

Typography Trends (2017)

Just as trendy colors change from year to year, so do typefaces. Remember when Comic Sans was cutting edge? And now, it’s relegated to grade school worksheets (or should be!) Nothing dates a graphic design or website faster than a passé font, so it’s ...

Color Trends of 2017 (Using Natural Greens in Digital Design)

Color Trends of 2017 (Using Natural Greens in Digital Design)

The Color of the Year As a graphic, web or product designer, it’s as important to keep up with current color trends as it is for a clothing or interior designer. The ultimate arbiter of the newest color trends is, of course, Pantone, and for ...

Hygge in Graphic & Web Design

Hygge in Graphic & Web Design

Making hygge work in graphic or web design: Hygge (See Hygge on Wikipedia), the well-established Norwegian & Danish concept of warmth, togetherness, and coziness at home, has become a dominant design buzz word over the past couple of years, and it appears to have considerable staying ...