Reposted to Communic8-Designs blogBy Kate England in Design TrendsTrends come and go, they emerge, some stay for years, others are more of a flash in the pan. They don’t start one year and end the next, instead they shift until they fade out. It’s a process that often begins on the catwalk, and gradually moves to other areas such as graphic design, packaging, illustration, and home decor. A trend might be just entering one market, while it’s in full bloom on another market and fading in a third. It’s common to see trends that go in opposite directions, such as a futuristic, high-tech trend and a trend like the hipster beard, that’s more nostalgic, looking to the past for inspiration. Trend spotting is a lot of fun, and a great way to infuse your work with fresh ideas. Throughout this article, we’ll take a look at 10 brilliant trends taking over the graphic design space in 2016. If you’re interested specifically in brand identity trends, check out this roundup.