18 Chic & Modern Ways to Use Color Blocking

18 Chic & Modern Ways to Use Color Blocking Color blocking is nothing new. It’s long been designers’ go-to trick for chopping up large pieces of content, crafting call-outs and adding visual interest to an otherwise plain page. But in today’s design world, color blocking has evolved into a stunning minimalist trend that’s a perfect fit for spring. Gone are the convoluted colors and clunky squares that too often transform quality design into an eyesore. Now it’s all about airy white space, pastel hues and clean lines. The results are beautiful and soft, confident and more modern – ideal for boutiques, chic websites and stylish brochures. Curious how to put this update into action? We’ve gathered 18 inspiring designs from 99designs and beyond that prove how compelling this contemporary style can be. Yellow and white color blocking By Brad Neathery Nosh organic snack

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By Round (via Packaging of the World) Flexicarry Product Information Booklet By Shwin Color block business cards By BÜRO UFHO (via Behance) Color block packaging By katerina k. Sparkling Wine color block Label By Christian Venezuela WhatsApp Number List Bjurinder Business cards By Advero Idle + Roam logo design By :: scott :: chocolate By c_19 color block packaging for Masa (via pinthemall) chips bag packaging By BLINK GRAPHIC DESIGN Jumping Goat Coffee By BrSav color block menu design (via behance) notebook (via Pinterest)

Wishbone Wishbone Brew via Trendline

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post-script By RedLogo Pashion color block website By Shwin Have you used color blocking lately? Share your work in the comments! The author Kelsey Bryant Kelsey Bryant Kelsey leads 99designs’ Designer Marketing team. Phew, are you still there? Did you notice your mind wandering off mid-sentence? Mine sure did. If yours did too, that’s because it’s difficult to process information that isn’t structured. Before you can wrap your head around the information, a new piece of information is already vying for your attention. That’s actually a big reason why we use periods. Periods actually say: “OK, this is the end of what I want to say, let that sink in before you continue”. Let’s rewrite this passage with shorter sentences.

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