This is a guest post from Brian Jens at Design Contest.
The design environment seems to be very changeable; however, we can’t say that trends appears early in the morning and fade in the late evening. Of course, the design evolves, but its development directions rather change/enhance each other than appear from nowhere.
Some ideas and patterns arise within large digital communities such as Dribbble or Behance, but only a few experts can predict exactly what trend will affect the future of design. Trends are not short-term; they never disappear completely without any heritage. All of the major trends that will be relevant in the second part of 2016 didn’t appear out of nowhere: they have already been dominating for the past few years, gradually changing while remaining totally recognizable.
Many graphic designers are watching what is happening in the industry and trying to use new approaches in their work. This makes sense: by analyzing trends, you can get rid of stamps and clichés. So, what trends will be the most important until the end of 2016? [Read more…]===