The top colour trends of 2014

What have the most popular colours been this year? This infographic reveals all.

We're all creative people, and no one likes to follow trends. At the same time, though, it's good to know what they are. But how do you decidewhether something is a trend or not?

When it comes to colour trends, stock image library Shutterstock's answer to that question is: by analysing the data. Using data from customer downloads from its collection of 40 million images, it's come up with what it considers some pretty conclusive results.

They've presented these results in the form of an infographic, which you can check out below. Click on the image to see a high-res version.

So, what do you make of Shutterstock's findings? Let us know in the comments below!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specialising in design and technology. He was previously associate editor at Creative Bloq and deputy editor at net magazine, the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers. Over two decades in journalism he’s worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, Heat, Company and Bella. Follow him on Twitter @tom_may.