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21 Oct 2016   admin

Are These Graphic Design Trends Going Out of Style?

“As with anything in life whether it be fashion, music, hairstyles or design trends happen and although some stand the test of time, there often are some fads that it’s simply best to leave behind in past”. Graphic design is exactly the same, sometimes “you look at a design and you can almost immediately tell what era it comes from similar to some of the funky fashions in the 80’s and 90’s”.

Now let’s have a look at some design trends that are on their way out:

  • Ultra-Detailed / Complex
  • Muted, Natural Color Schemes
  • Mixed Typography

Now when it comes to logo’s often they can be the most reflective of trending styles and here are some logo design trends that are now considered old fashioned:

  • Monoline
  • Badges & Crests
  • Shaped Typography

Although beauty is in the eye of the beholder it is always important to remember that good design follows while great design is followed.

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25 Oct 2016   admin

The Future Is Near: 13 Design Predictions for 2017

"The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have". We simply love this quote from Steve Jobs and it just seems so on point as we look ahead to the latest trends in the world of design. The future where the user and more to the point the user experience is driving our design thinking to deliver an experience that will keep them coming back for more.Design evangelists advocate for the use of good design, both in principle and in practice, with the ultimate goal of converting non-designers into design-thinkers. They extol the virtues of design-thinking to ...

27 Oct 2016   admin

Interview: The Rules of Human Design in the Digital World

In today’s world technology has impacted our lives in more ways than we like to think and good design has enabled this adoption. If you simply think of how digital now touches almost every aspect of our lives with well thought-out design the average technophobe would not have been able to join the movement in the digital age.We recently came across a really interesting interview where talented User Experience Designer Rita Feldman discusses some basic elements of human design in the digital world.Here are some of the questions she has covered:In your opinion, what are the most common mistake ...