Graphic Design Trends – 2012

Technology changes Internet and the whole design industry, whether it’s web or print. Touchscreen devices, like tables and smartphones are taking over more and more  overall Internet traffic and design community has to keep up with it, that’s why in 2012 websites will be wider and more touchscreen friendly (parallax scrolling – more about it below). General graphics will remain glossy and highly readable, to match the design not only known from Apple and Android operating systems, but also Windows 7 (and soon 8).

Social Media is also going to play increasing role in designing graphics for web and print. Design elements will be sleek and fresh to match constant changes in social media world.

COLOUR SCHEMES – RAINBOW!
In 2012 we’re going back to basics and the colour schemes will be revolving around black, white and the basic rainbow colours inspired by the spectrum of well known, prism refracted tones e.g. red, green, blue, yellow etc. At the same time these colours will be brave, bold, flamboyant and most importantly – attention grabbing. Using them with white, beige or light gray, slightly gritty background brings immediate sense of excitement.

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