Has flat design finally gone too far?

Chances are, you're familiar with flat design. And even if you haven't heard of it, you've almost certainly seen it. Logos left, right and centre have adopted a minimalist approach in recent years, with many brands opting to flatten their existing designs. But if a recent viral Twitter thread is anything to go by, the trend has begun to fall flat.

Citing the recent Warner Bros. rebrand as an example, one Twitter user has called for a "complete shutdown" of graphic design in response to the trend for minimal rebrands. And judging by the response, it seems many agree that flat design is beginning to outstay its welcome. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.