If you believe print is dead, then you’ll be amazed to see the inspiring collection of print trends presented by Cubicle Ninjas! It’s always exciting to see new trends emerge in the print world. From typographic “lock-ups” to luxury printing, check out the latest print design trends for 2014.

What’s Hot

Type-Only 

Type-only designs used in print speak for themselves. It’s free of embellishments and the message is straight forward.

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

Image-Only

Image-only layouts with little or no type look striking in print, and the images don’t get lost behind words.

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

Full-Page Typographic “Lock-Ups”

Typographic “lock-ups” is a great way to organize type in a clean and readable layout.

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

What’s Not

QR Codes

The problem with QR codes is they’re often times not used properly. Why place a QR code on an ad in an underground subway with no reception, for example. All in all, majority of designers don’t favor them.

Print design trends of 2014

Drop Shadows 

 

Print design trends of 2014

The Next Fad

Luxury Printing 

Print layouts with luxury printing shine bigger than designs printed on mediocre material.

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

Double Exposure

Double exposure is an edgy trend that gives your print projects a dramatic feel.

Print design trends of 2014

Print design trends of 2014

To view more print design inspiration, please visit the full version on the Cubicle Ninjas’ blog.

What print design trends do you hope to see in 2014? Be sure to share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.