Looking for the latest trends in the world of graphic design? The creative team at Corel has put together the top 10 hottest trends for 2012.
#1 Shifting Logos
Logos altering in appearance, shifting slightly from one application to the next while keeping similar elements. This intrigues the viewer and makes for a memorable logo.
#2 Overexposed Photography
This is a big trend in the fashion industry. It creates an ethereal, soft look and works well with typography.
#3 Organic Patterns
Illustration that is fluid, moving and vibrant.
#4 Environmental Design
Eco-friendly solutions are good all around—they help the client, customer, designer and the environment!
Make those boring spreadsheets pop with the use of Infographics and convey information in a clear, straight-forward manner.
#6 Handmade Type
The handmade touch gives a personal feel to marketing pieces and it’s a fun exercise for designers!
#7 Minimalist Advertising
Best way to put a big idea forward with confidence and it’s proven the most effective way to message your brand.
#8 Emotional Illustration
Never underestimate the power of emotion, it causes you to act.
#9 The Color “Tango Tangerine”
This is the 2012 color of the year, so keep it in mind while designing!
Graffiti is no longer just for building walls, this free and organic method of illustrating allows for happy surprises.