ARTICLE SUMMARY: It’s that time of year when designers look forward to a new year and new trends.

After a year of COVID lock downs, quarantines and business restrictions it’s good to know the effects all that will have on our designs for the coming year.

9 TOP DIGITAL MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2021” by Matt Ellis discusses that because of COVID design will be trending towards a more personal engagement instead of mass appeal. Also more attention will be paid to improvement of your SEO and customer satisfaction.

Some of the trends on Matt Ellis‘s list are

Every item on this list comes with an explanation why it is on the list and why it is important to take these into consideration when designing for the new year.

As designers it is up to us to know what’s trending to keep ourselves up to date to stay competitive in todays global market. Let us know what you think in the comments.