1. 3D and Graphics mix

The 3D trend reached its peak in 2019 and it certainly won’t fade away so quickly. Thanks to the opportunities of modern technology and software capabilities, in 2020, we will keep seeing more awesome 3D graphic design compositions.

Moreover, in order to be more creative, designers will often combine it with other realities, such as photos and 2-dimensional objects.

2. Going monochrome

Lately, we’ve been seeing a tendency of graphic and web designers using a monochromatic color effect on pictures.

Remember the duotone craze from graphic design trends 2017? It turns out, the trend has now evolved into an even more simplified version.

A monochrome color filter is widely used on photos or partial elements in graphic composition. Have a look.

3. Image and text masking

Image and text masking isn’t a new technique to the design world but it still looks quite modern in 2020.

As it leaves a big portion of the image behind unrevealed, it helps achieve a mysterious and minimalist look.

In 2020, designers will keep creating compositions with image and text masking, of course sticking to maxi typography for the latter in order to achieve the desired effect.

4. Simplified illustrations

Using illustrations in graphic design isn’t anything new. In fact, designers often incorporate illustrations to convey concepts and ideas and communicate messages better.

When it comes to graphic design trends 2020, simple illustrations will be a top choice.

Trends for 2020