Isometric illustrations are one of the most popular graphic design trends right now. This means we’ll be seeing this style quite often on posters, ads, web designs, landing pages, and other digital and print designs. Today, we’ve decided to introduce you to this trend and inspire you with an incredible collection of isometric illustration examples from around the web.
What is isometric illustration anyway? The isometric style is the technique of depicting a 3D model on a 2D surface. The style has been used for many, many years now but it’s only in the latest years when designers turned it into something incredibly impressive and artsy. Today’s collection is fully devoted to this style, so you will enjoy over 30 incredible isometric illustration examples. So, are you ready to begin?
The newest trend in isometric illustrations which we’ve been witnessing lately is a super realistic 3D isometric style. A greater depth, smooth shapes, realistic lights and shadows are possible due to high-end technology and software which are accessible to the mass user.
Material style has become popular ever since Google introduced it several years ago. Of course, it influenced other design styles, as well, such as isometric style. Moreover, designers love to combine it with mystic color combinations such as purple, turquoise, blue in order to achieve a futuristic effect.
Line art goes hand in hand with isometric illustrations. Isometric illustrations are supposed to be a simpler version of 3D – they recreate 3D objects on a 2D surface. Line art, being simplistic on its own, helps enhance this effect. Besides being more simple, line art isometric illustrations still look absolutely attractive, appealing and in some cases, even cartoony.
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Monochromatic effect is so trendy right now that it has even made it in graphic design trends 2020. A cool tendency in isometric illustrations is the monochrome color scheme or limited color scheme which makes the composition feel minimalist.
Flat design has been on the stage of graphic design for so long that it cannot bypass isometric illustrations, as well. Isometric illustrations made in flat design look modern and appealing which is why we see them on many places – posters, web designs, landing pages, etc.
So amazing, right?
We are real fans of isometric style but this inspiring collection made us fall in love with the trend again. If you’ve felt the urge to design something in isometric style yourself, we cannot blame you! What we’d love, however, is to see what you’ve done in the comments below, so don’t hesitate to share.
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