There is nothing like a new decade to remind us of the future. Futuristic and retro-futuristic design are big for 2020 and are easy to include in a yearbook! From fonts to photography, create a unique yearbook that is perfect for the digital age.
There are different ways to achieve a futuristic palette but one feature they all have in common is a glowing feel. Effective colour themes are electric and full of energy!
Pair black with contrasting neons to create a dark-mode palette reminiscent of nighttime city lights. This cool toned palette is popular in futuristic and dystopian video games.
Futuristic colour palettes can also include bold gradients and duotones that play with lighting. Give them a try in your yearbook for a futuristic twist!
Futuristic design includes bold gradients and a play on lighting. This can also be extended to the photography you take by playing around with colour and dreamy hues. Combine blue and red, or purple and green lighting for a contrasting, futuristic look.
If you like the look of coloured lighting but would prefer a simpler approach, reduce your images down to one or two colours digitally. This will create a monochrome or duotone palette that fits perfectly into a futuristic design theme!
Futuristic fonts are often thin and geometric with unique characters. Yet graffiti like fonts, or bold comic book style fonts can also suit a this theme. Here are some free fonts with futuristic elements that are ideal for headings.
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