January 5, 2020 Atis

Home Features Essential Tips What were the biggest graphic design trends of 2017, and what graphic design trends will be big in 2018? As 2018 takes off, we asked leading designers and studio heads to reflect on 2017, to identify the biggest movements of the moment and forecast what will be big this year.Just as when we brought you the biggest illustration trends, this isn’t about following the creative herd: it’s about taking stock of where the design industry is right now.Whether you use these trends to be inspired or move steadfastly in the opposite direction, the information here can…

January 4, 2020 Atis

Where, oh where, would we be if not for the best Australian men’s fashion brands and designers? It seems like only yesterday that our continent was better known as an importer of trends from around the world, and one that could barely squeak out its own signature fashion statements. But that’s all changed over the course of the last two decades, thanks to the emergence of some incredible home-grown labels.Now more than ever before, Aussie streetwear and garment brands are dressing legions of trend-setters here on native soil. A select few are even making a fairly big splash on the…

January 3, 2020 Atis

Sample Art & Design Market Research Report Our Art & Design research includes hundreds of examples and Crowdsourced Consumer Insight&reg, hyperlinked to additional content on Trend Hunter, the world’s #1 largest, most popular trend platform. Example slides: ShoppertainmentEngaging customers through an exciting and entertaining retail experience Laissez-Faire LearningEmbracing energetic youth, brands take a laissez-faire approach to learning Social CookingPreparing food becomes a social affair with apps, tools and games e-Waste ArtDesigners creating artwork out of electronic junk Anti-SlouchPosition-correcting innovations help poor posture epidemic DIY WeddingsCouples create customized weddings as a response to the state of the economy Imposed InteractionDesigners create…

January 2, 2020 Atis

Italy’s importance in the history of fashion truly cannot be understated. You would have to have lived under a rock your entire life not to be even vaguely familiar with the broad lineage of Italian brands, designers, fashion houses and high-end labels that have each contributed to the shape of style today. What’s more, the story goes beyond the Italian fashion brands themselves. Even in the 21st century, Italian manufacturing continues to be revered as some of the highest quality in the world, with countless family-owned businesses producing garments for high-end clothing brands including Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, and…

January 2, 2020 Atis

The innovations taking place at the intersection of fashion and technology are profoundly amazing and transformative. In many respects, the fashion industry today bears little resemblance to that of a decade ago—and will change even more in the decade ahead. Legendary businessman Peter Drucker famously said, ”Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.” He’s right, which is why I’m not going to try to predict the future here.I am, however, going to energize your imagination with five trends that will help create…

January 1, 2020 Atis

For everyone who works in the fashion business it is important to be able to recognize and to foresee social and cultural movements, in order to understand the fashion environment and to be able to operate in the direction in which the fashion industry will move. Being able to anticipate what will happen in the next future is what puts a fashion designer, a retailer or a fashion buyer in the position to make better decisions in their work. And in this, fashion is not at all an isolated industry but is connected to the rest of our life. Fashion…

January 1, 2020 Atis

The present and the future runs on trends. Much like fast fashion, design and illustration trends and styles have a life cycle as hungry creatives go through them like starved piranhas. Or Instagram influencers. It’s all connected, in a wild, fast-paced way. Someone famous with a large follower count just needs to upload a photo of them wearing something like a glitter feather boa. And, bam! The next thing you know, nine out of ten people on the street are toting a shiny, fluffy boa. Or, you know, full body leather outfits. Those probably never go out of style. You…

January 1, 2020 Atis

The collaboration and the penetration of art into the world of fashion is not something new in any aspect. It’s been quite a while that the most popular fashion designers and brands have started to use the motives of famous paintings and styles for their key pieces and collections. Thus, now having a Gauguin inspired and printed top is not a surprise for anyone. In addition, apart from just using the painting of famous artists for their pieces, the designers have taken up the brushes and palettes themselves! The question whether or not fashion is a piece of art has…

January 1, 2020 Atis

As they say, “everything old is new again,” and 2018 will be a year of modernizing graphic design trends from the past and diverging from the (literally) flat design landscape of recent years. Minimalism and simplification will stick around, but expect to see some old favorites make their return to the limelight with modern, updated looks. If you’re feeling fashionable and want to add some contemporary flair to your designs, check out the trends that will wow your customers. Here are 10 graphic design trends to watch in 2018 — Responsive logos Gradients More depth (with semi-flat design) Dashing duotones…

January 1, 2020 Atis

Carrie Anne Roberts, the British designer behind the clothing brand Mère Soeur, woke up one morning earlier this monthto a flood of Instagram notifications. Loyal followers had tipped her off to an Old Navy T-shirt they believed was a copy of one of her graphic tees. Old Navy was selling it for half the price of the original. Roberts is a single mom who sells “mamamerch,” items like T-shirts, totes, and coffee mugs adorned with cheeky mom references. The shirt Old Navy copied featured the words “Raising the Future,” and Roberts created it to go along with a matching kids’…