Design Trends // Chalkboards
With the resurgence of antique typography and hand lettering, it’s no wonder that beautiful, ornate hand lettering have found their way onto the familiar, vintage surfaces of chalkboards. From their schoolhouse roots to use as menu boards and home kitchen message boards, chalkboards have now become more of an aesthetic novelty, embraced by designers across multiples disciplines.
Chalkboards in Interior Design
Chalkboards in Industrial (Product) Design
Chalkboards in Fashion Design
Chalkboards in Wedding Design
Chalkboards in Print Design
Chalkboards in Packaging Design
Chalkboards in Environmental Design
Chalkboards in Motion Design
Chalkboards are a surface for messaging that is very casual, comfortable and informal which works well for certain situations and can be a contrast for formal occasions. The vintage typography on chalkboards are eye-catching and memorable, and create a boutique feel. Chalkboards are a nice option for organizations and businesses to consider if they desire an approachable communication tone with their audience.
Now that the use of the chalkboard has become ubiquitous and is featured at a commercial broadcasting level, do you think that the trend will continue on strong?
TOPICS: Design Trends, Inspiration