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Easy to understand Vintage style

1. Victorian (1850-1900)

  • Fill the entire page while maintaining a symmetrmetred design.
  • Try hand-carved and well-crafted fonts.
  • Add shadows, outlines and decorations to the text.
  • Text and images are integrated into one work of art.

2. Arts and Crafts Movement (1870s - 1910s)

  • Use colors from the natural world.
  • Create dense, serial, curved patterns.
  • As you can see, patterns look like flowers and plants.
  • Use bold and medieval-inspired fonts.

3. Art No new movement (1880s- 1910s)

  • Emphasize lines, abstract forms and create graphic designs, which are heavily influenced by traditional Japanese culture.
  • Use curved, smooth lines and forms to show change, movement and fusion.
  • The design should show the meaning of the theme.
  • Female themes and female artists play an important role.

4. Dadaism (10th 10th - 1920s)

  • Try to take advantage of typography, layout, and white space at design time.
  • Break the rules and follow the disorder.
  • Edit pictures, tickets, newspapers, and other printed materials to make a collection of images.
  • Question and subvert its meaning through a combination of images and text.

5. Avant-garde (1920s-30s)

  • Use strong geometric lines and forms.
  • Use a basic saturation color.
  • Combined with montage photos.
  • Pass information in bold, large fonts.

6. Art Deco (1920s-30s)

  • The powerful radiation and geometric lines are integrated.
  • Stylized and abstract shapes to create a flat two-dimensional form as if frozen in general.
  • Take inspiration from skyscrapers, machines, transportation and jazz eras.
  • Create a shiny, faint, smooth surface.

7. Internationalist style (1950s - 1960s)

  • Use untouched fonts, such as Helvetica fonts.
  • Filled by a photo instead of an illustration or picture.
  • Leave breathing space for your design with some whitening.
  • Grid layouts that use structured and asymmetrical layouts.

8. Medieval Style (1950s-60s)

  • Use bright, vibrant colors.
  • Make the most of the whites to give your design plenty of breathing space.
  • Combine interesting and expressive illustrations.
  • Create vibrant and wythful designs.

9. Psychedelic Music Style (1960s-70s)

  • Use bright and contrasting colors.
  • Design the entire space.
  • Multi-faceted.
  • Use strong vortex lines to show movement and change.

10. Postmodernism (1970s- 1980s)

  • Combine as many bright colors as possible.
  • The design should be fun, not serious, and focus on what it looks like, not its functionality.
  • Use photos for fun and beauty, not to express meaning.
  • The design should be popular with the public.

11. Oily Rock Style (1990s)

  • Use soft, dreary and dark colors.
  • Try blurry and distorted images.
  • Apply messy textures and other elements, such as stains and tears.
  • Combine handwriting with irregular typography.


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