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Trends are dead

Coastal grandmother, night luxe, that girl. Anything can be a trend on the internet. Why are we so determined to name them?

The Era of Rebellious Web Design Is Here

Code and Theory's approach to editorial web design is equal parts strategy and sprezzatura.

2022 Craft Beer Branding and Package Design Trends

Welcome to the 2022 beer industry State of the Union. Let’s explore some emergent beverage opportunities and package design trends.

DALL·E 2 and The Origin of Vibe Shifts

Sometime around 2015 there was a mysterious vibe shift in web design.

Going cyberpunk and riding the vaporware: A look at retrofuturism

Take a deep dive with us into retrofuturism.

Neubrutalism is taking over the web.

Since the material design revolution, we have been stuck with various versions of the modern-minimal style.

Why do all NFTs look the same?

Notes on the aesthetics of speculation.

Claymorphism: Will It Stick Around?

This fresh new design trend has been picking up steam with the rising popularity of colorful inflated 3D graphics.

How one illustration style took over the corporate world

Corporate Memphis seems to be everywhere nowadays, but where did it come from? And how did it get to be so popular?

Type Trends 2022

Dig in to learn more about how design reflects society, key trends in typography and branding, and how the creative world is adopting technology.

Frontend Predictions for 2022

Thoughts on what we might see in the coming year, including the return of micro-frontends and the demise of the Jamstack as we know it.

Five design trends set to visually shape 2022

From gooey blobs in 3D art to posters and album covers drenched in intense, eye-searing colours, some trends had a big 2021.

Review of UI Design Trends for Web and Mobile in 2021

Let’s take a traditional look back at what was popular in UI/UX design for websites and mobile applications in 2021.

The 7 most overhyped trends of 2022

We’re looking at you, NFTs.

Beyond Neumorphism 

Neumorphism is more than playing with inner and outer shadows, that’s just scratching the surface.

2021 Roundup of Web Research

It is pretty interesting to not only see what trends are emerging in our industry (and those adjacent to it) but how those trends trend over time.

2022 UI design trends guide

2021 was an exciting year for designers — the introduction of Metaverse caused quite a disruption in the industry.

Claymorphism in user interfaces

There is a new design trend emerging and this time it’s also stepping outside of the UI world and into the art space.

Pantone Color Of The Year 2022: Very Peri

The new color celebrates inventiveness and creativity and comes as a tribute to all creators worldwide.

UI design trends of today and how to apply them in your apps

If you’re like me, you get excited by major new software releases and enjoy reading roundups of every new feature and UI tweak.