Design Trends: Blue and Orange

September 13, 2010

Design Trends: Blue and Orange

You may hate me for posting this, because once you notice it, you just can't not notice it.

Movie poster design has been known to follow certain trends (more recently: grunge, floating heads, opacity overlays, etc.). One of the latest? Color washing in orange and blue. And even the movies themselves have become moving palettes of teal and orange through digital color editing technology. Watch transformers and see how much orange and blue you see (hint: human skin is not supposed to be that tangerine tinted unless the actors are using too much self tanner).

via Slash Film

Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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