A trend forecast tries to predict the future of a market. Every year, Adobe and Shutterstock release their own creative trend reports that predict what colors, designs, themes, etc., will spark consumer demand in design, illustration, photography, videography, and music.
The 2021 creative trend reports from both companies have arrived, and we’ve summarized the predictions of both for you in one place. What should creatives expect to see in the art world this year?
1. Themes of Compassion and Comfort
It’s no secret that 2020 was a very difficult year for everyone. That’s why unity, family, and community are more important now than ever. You don’t want to go through these hard times alone, and that’s why Adobe’s first 2021 trend prediction is something the company calls the “Compassionate Collective.”
Over the past several years, the collective drive to associate with brands that share and demonstrate our values has