Today, we are excited to announce our very first Trend Tuesday! Every Tuesday, the RPI blog will feature a post on current and future trends influencing personalized product design. RPI trend insights are based on countless hours analyzing fashion, decor, culture and art that inspires us and triggers fresh ideas.
(1) RPI Personalized Thank You Note (2) Neon Nail Polish (3) Graham Leather Studded Wrap Bracelet (4) Andalusia Dhurrie Rug (5) Monokini Swimsuit (6) RPI Personalized Greeting (7) Beads Feather Linear Earring (8) Cambridge Satchel Company 13-inch Satchel (9) RPI Personalized Calling Cards (10) RPI Personalized Wedding Thank You (11) Kate Spade Dotz Bib Necklace (12) Kurt Geiger London Elliot Shoe
This brings us to our very first trend: neons and neutrals. The neons you loved in the 80′s and 90′s have flooded department store shelves and are showing up everywhere – from the red carpet to the sidewalk. But don’t pull out your tie-dyed t-shirts and teasing comb just yet – neons are much more sophisticated in 2012. They’re being paired with neutrals as a fresh pop of color – not as an all-over look. This can be easily translated into book and paper card design. For Spring 2012, neons are being used as accents to predominantly gray, khaki, and white backgrounds.