The next trend color that will always be in style, is Black and White. It’s chic, simple, bold and will continue trending in the wedding invitation world in 2014. Chalkboard invitations are popular right now as well as pairing black and white with the color gold. Stationery with simple black accents is very modern and feminine but can also add a touch of whimsy, such as the case with image #3. Black and White is also trending in the fashion this fall as well. Using black to decorate your home is becoming increasingly popular. Black in patterns for home decor makes for a good starting point for any interior design scheme. Bold and art deco fonts pair well with this color combo. From packaging to stationery accessories, Black is classic and clean. Make a statement with Black and White!
It is time for our trend reports for 2014! We are starting with the Pantone color of Spring/Summer 2014 – Dazzling Blue. This bright color is going to be the new hot trend in fashion, weddings, jewellery and home decor. It pairs well with the Placid Blue pastel. In graphic design, use it sparingly, as an accent. It is a color that demands attention!
The trend of using geometric shapes and patterns in design continues in 2013.
There are ways to apply geometry in noticeable and innovative ways in your designs:
- use organic lines. Hand drawn shapes or irregular organic lines which make the geometric shapes more artistic
- mix different shapes. Mix shapes to create new original designs. Triangles, circles or just irregular shapes. Play with opacity and overlays.
- use contrast
Stripes will be everywhere in 2013. Stripes in all sizes and colors were a huge runway trend during Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Week. It is predicted that home decor and graphic design will not be escaping them either.
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Mint is going to be one of the hot colors in 2013. It is number one trend in wedding invitations for next year and is probably going to find its way in other areas of graphic design.
How to pair mint
Mint can be combined with a number of great colors. For example Monaco Blue (Pantone color 2013). Gold is a luxurious combination with mint. Emerald is another trend color for 2013 and goes beautifully with mint creating a nice contrast. Pink is a classic combination with mint – a salmon, or linen pink + mint = vintage soft look.
Fonts that go with mint
Is there such thing as a suitable font for a specific color? In design color sets the mood and the direction. Finding suitable font is what brings design to perfection. Mint can be made modern when paired with some rounded nice sans serif font like Museo Sand or Futura. Scripts like La Portenia and Capistrano BF are a more fancy match.