6 Graphic and Web Design Trends to Watch Out for in 2023

Ilfusion Creative
3 min readDec 23, 2022
6 Graphic and Web Design Trends to Watch Out for in 2023

The year 2022 was all about visual experimentation and nostalgic designs. The coming year will bring about exciting new trends in graphic and web design that are sure to make an impact. Here are a few of the most talked-about trends in 2023:

Top 3 Graphic Design Trends in 2023

1. Expressive, bold designs

Designers are pushing the boundaries when it comes to bold and expressive designs. This trend has been gaining traction in 2022, and we’re seeing the trend continue into 2023. Expect to see graphic designs that make a statement, with bold colors, typography, and illustrations.

Image courtesy of Brethren Design Co via Dribble

2. More interactive 3D elements

In this era where virtual reality (VR) is going more mainstream, more graphic designers are tapping into 3D elements to create more interactive and immersive designs. This trend is sure to become more prominent in the coming year, with more designers experimenting with immersive designs.

Image courtesy of GeorgeMikiashvili via Dribble

3. Vintage-inspired aesthetic

Nostalgia and vintage are back in vogue, as we’re seeing a resurgence of traditional-inspired designs. Graphic designers are going back to the basics, with hand-drawn illustrations and minimalist typography styles taking center stage, alongside the bold and experimental design we mentioned earlier. Photography is also getting a vintage makeover, with more grainy and muted tones taking precedence.

Image courtesy of Sarid Ezra via Dribble

Top 3 Web Design Trends in 2023

1. Motion designs

Mobility and motion have been gaining traction in website design. Expect to see more interactive and fun designs that incorporate animation, scrolling effects, parallax, and other motion-based designs. This trend is sure to engage visitors, grabbing their attention and keeping them engaged in your website longer.

Important Tip: Be sure to test your website’s usability and speed. Motion design elements can cause your website’s loading speed to slow down, so make sure to use the right tools and optimize your designs for speed.

Design courtesy of Quintin Lodge via Dribble

2. Classic aesthetics

As with graphic design, classic and vintage-inspired elements are making a comeback in web design. This trend is all about celebrating the fundamentals of web design, such as typography, colors, and white space. Designers are also bringing back the style of the 20th century through more flat-style designs that are simple yet elegant, as well as serif typography.

Image courtesy of Andrea Jelić via Dribble

3. Custom cursors

Nostalgic to the era of Friendster and MySpace, custom cursors are making a comeback in web design. This trend can be used to add interactive elements and characters to your website, allowing you to customize and personalize the experience for your visitors.

Design courtesy of Armand Chakhalyan via Dribble

Wrapping It Up

Design is constantly evolving and it’s exciting to see the developments in graphic and web design. It’s important to remember, however, to have usability and user experience in mind. As with any trend, make sure that it’s consistent with your branding and that it works for your visitors. With the right tools and knowledge, you can create stunning visuals that make an impact!

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