2021 Is Going to Be Surreal, at Least When It Comes to Creative Trends

Shutterstock predicts a year of tie-dye, inkscapes and 'Picasso-esque faces'

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Tie-dye, inkscapes, surreal face graphics, candid portraits and authentic human images inclusive of nonbinary people are increasingly being searched for and will “define creativity in 2021,” according to Shutterstock.

The stock photo provider analyzed the images, videos and music being searched for most often across its platform to predict which trends would be a mainstay in 2021. The company looked at trends both in photography and graphics for its 10th annual creative trends report.

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