Inspiring spring design trends

A big thanks to CurlyRed's intern, Anne Beasley, who put this blog post together!

blue: calming and refreshing

[image above, clockwise from top left: evolve™ event brochure by Chris Reinecke and Teresa Boyd-Ham, EMAC Spring Brochure by Bryan Kahrs, Paul Mitchell® Spring Season by Chris Reinecke, Spring Flowers Skateboard by farmer77 on Zazzle.com , Salon Sky Website by Doc4Design]

orange: bold and energizing

[Image above, top left: Pring Postcard by www.gtemplates.org, Middle: 2009 Spring Wedding Postage Stamp by TDSwhite on Zazzle.com, Top Right: Tulips in sunlight by ZeroToTwenty on Zazzle.com, Middle Right: International House of Philadelphia’s Magazine by Iperdesign, Bottom: elsyreyes.com redesign by Peter at automik.com]

muted earth tones and florals

[image above, Top clockwise left: PINEMAX catalog and Chantal Claire by Shannon T. Tsai at Blindspot Design, Middle & bottom: All found on Zazzle.com. Skateboards: Sakura Sunrise Skateboard, Robin in a Swirly Tree Skateboard, Spring Skateboard, Dragon Skateboard by RachelHWhite. Tie: Four Seasons Trees on Brown Tie. Stamp: Elegant Spring Wedding. Save-the-Date: Garden Brown and Tiffany Blue Postcard by TheWeddingShoppe]


Special Easter treat for you!

This just made our week. The Washington Post has been holding an annual Sunday Source Peeps Diorama Contest for three years now. This is one of our favorites from last year:

Caption: Project Peepway

Semifinalist: Cabin John resident Kate Wilkoff, 17, a student at Walt Whitman High School, depicts the finalists and judges on a recent season of Bravo's much-watched fashion competition show, "Project Runway." (Courtesy Diorama Creator)


Fresh Elite

This is another creative website and blog. When you visit this site, it says:

Welcome to FreshElite, a community of creators and connoisseurs. Discover emerging talent in film, music, and fashion through spotlights and features that are updated regularly. Be Fresh... Enjoy.

They also have a blog featuring news and new artists, especially fashion designers. Very cool...keep your eye on these guys.


Another Design Blog

For you package design lovers out there, this blog is for you!

features creative packaging from all over the world, even occasionally featuring student work. The Villa Donosti packaging towards the bottom of the first page is particularly

Thanks Jessica!

good design for everyone