Graphic Design goes through it’s phases like any aesthetic component in today’s rapidly changing marketing platform. Designers have transitioned into a more simplistic flat design due to the use of more smartphones/ mobile devices and following the trends of app designs which are flat for both visual and functional use. Flat design uses flat buttons, natural box shadows, text shadows, or rounded corners.
Visual design in also influenced by the changes in more personal conversational brands. With social media allowing customers and clients to “get to know” a business they become more like a friend they hang out with, than a big stuffy corporate suit. This allows for more creative content and wit and has influenced virtually everything from photography to videography.
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