2017 is shaping up to be BIG and BOLD

Graphic design is continually evolving – building on existing principles of design to produce new and innovative concepts.

What can the world expect from graphic design in 2017? Bigger and bolder design.

crop.png8 New Graphic Design Trends That Will Take Over 2017 – Venngage

So we’re already into 2017, in case you haven’t noticed. That means you probably have already broken one of your New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry, my resolution to get better sleep has already been dashed. But one of my resolutions that I will not be breaking is to become a better graphic designer in 2017

Keeping up on social media trends will improve your ability to promote your designs to a wide audience.

crop (1)[Infographic] Top 6 Graphic Designs Trends of 2017

These days, Internet has become the primary market for businesses and the place where customers notice almost all of the brands they go on to patronize. We have, over the past decade, entered a new age of marketing where a business’s web presence and how it portrays itself on the internet is much more important than how it works.

Band branding is the best branding.

cropPentagram draws on Pink Floyd history to create visual identity for new label

Design agency Pentagram has expanded on iconic album artwork by the duo Hipgnosis to create a visual identity for Pink Floyd Records. The original stencilled lettering used for the band’s 1977 Animals album has been extended into a full alphabet and used in a logotype for the group’s record label.

Design inspo by the talented Malika Favre.

crop (1).pngMalika Favre

The work of French artist, Malika Favre

While in the midst of letting your creative juices flow, always remember you audience – who is the design looking to attract, and for what purpose is it being designed. Your message should be simple; your design can be anything you want it to be.

“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding in the meaningful.” – John Maeda

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