One of the biggest (and prettiest) design trends I keep seeing in recent years is the use of discretionary ligatures in serifs for brand identity and typography design. I've rounded up my top picks based on overall style and variety of OpenType alternates. What are ligatures? A ligature is a … [Read more...] about 10 Most Stylish Ligature Serif Fonts
Yes, I know we're already in the 2nd half of the year, but I just had to blog about this even if it's slightly late. :) Anyway, if you have spent some time on Pinterest this year, you would have noticed a trend towards warm, earthy, but slightly muted colors. No matter if Pantone declared Living … [Read more...] about Color Trends 2019
Have you noticed it too? High contrast sans serif fonts are fast becoming really fashionable. They used to be quite popular in 1950's advertising, but weren't seen much after that. That is, until now. I have noticed an increase in the number of contrasted sans in the market in the past few … [Read more...] about Trend Alert: High Contrast Sans Serifs
A couple of weeks ago, Pantone* released the official fashion color report for Spring 2017. Every designer no matter what the field waits for this not just because it's a trend forecast, but also because these color reports represent the current zeitgeist. PANTONE color trend announcements reflect … [Read more...] about Pantone’s 2017 Color Trend Report
Geometrics! You see them everywhere - home decor, fashion, logo designs, product designs. I absolutely LOVE how geometric designs look when they're rendered in gold or rose gold. It's gorgeous!!! It's a sort of 21st century take on art deco combined with 80's Memphis Group influence, as well as … [Read more...] about Design Trend: Gold Geometric
Eeeeeek! This is BIG! Pantone released the color trends for next Spring, and they are PRETTY!!!!! (Yes, I also just used 5 exclamation marks there.) It's happy and sunny and very playful and made me think of confetti the moment I saw the palette. I love that all the colors actually … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Colors for Next Spring!
There's a major design trend making the rounds in graphic design lately that I think deserves special mention because it's just so pretty! I'm talking about florals. They're everywhere, and not just in the usual wedding or perfume-related images either. The botanical images are either … [Read more...] about Design Trend: Florals
As further proof that Pantone rules the design world, let me present this color palette that Pantone foretold would be the trend this summer. They released this forecast early March of 2013. It's amazing how accurate it is, isn't it? Just take a look at these recently-pinned photos … [Read more...] about Colour Trends: Fluidity