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7 Graphic Design Trends that Will Dominate 2021

Graphic design continues to be a competitive industry and being on top of the latest trends is critical just to be considered for a gig. Every organization differs in how far they're willing to stray from safe design and try a new (sometimes obscure) look, but nobody wants to pay for a fresh feel that appears to have been created two years ago. Have you considered what might be different in 2021? According to thisinfographic from Venngage, we can expect that there won't be a whole lot. They believe that because of how 2020 played out, designers haven't had a chance to take design risks. Plus, people in general are looking for a sense of calm, understanding and positivity. Therefore, they are predicting these seven specific trends to dominate:

  1. Muted colour palettes

  2. Simple data visualization

  3. Geometric shapes

  4. Flat icons and illustrations

  5. Classic serif fonts

  6. Social media slide decks

  7. Text heavy videos

Check out all of the details in the infographic below. Do you agree? Is there anything you'd add or remove?

Infographic: 7 Graphic Design Trends That Will Dominate 2021