Shutterstock has published its third annual global design trends infographic for 2014.
The company uses data from over 350 million image downloads from its site to extract the recent and emerging trends in the field of graphic design and visual communications.
Some of the trends that came out in the study include the rising popularity of video as a medium for storytellers and Instagram-inspired images as the top visual theme for the year. The infographic also shows the search terms with the largest year-on-year growth and the varying design themes across different countries in the world.
The infographic also presents the trends in terms of videos and typography, as well as the top downloads.
Check out the infographic below to see more global design trends.