T-Shirt Trends 2018 – Graphic Tee Coach

T-Shirt Trends 2018

A good t-shirt design can say a lot without saying anything at all. These are some of the trends that will capture everyone’s attention, even the choosiest of t-shirt wearers.

Superhero Fandom T-shirt Design

Set to be a year of the most prolific superhero movies, 2018 will see a surge in superhero fandom designs. With big releases like Avengers Infinity War, Black Panther, Dead Pool 2 and Incredibles 2. Movie fans will definitely want to show their allegiance to their favorite superheroes or villains.

Mixed Memes T-shirt Design

With a single picture capturing entire moods without words, memes have revolutionized the social media game, making for hours of hilarious scrolling. Memes like Evil Kermit and Miss Piggy, Salt Bae and the various antics of SpongeBob and friends, just to name a few, will receive high interest from those linked into Social media surfing. T-shirt designs blending memes with other graphic elements like text or quotes is a definite trend to look out for in 2018.

Activism T-shirt Design

With all the worthy causes to fight for, it will be no surprise that 2018 will see a rise in activism t-shirt design for those wanting to show their support whiles influencing others to take notice. Whatever the cause; be it Veganism, Feminism or Equal Rights. T-shirt design trends highlighting activism will be a big seller in 2018 for helping rally support from and for those passionate about the “cause.”

Album Art T-shirt Design

New music reaches everyone, regardless of your taste in music. Artist in 2018 are continuing to drop album art along with their music. Fans of the Foo Fighters, J. Cole and Kanye West, for example, can expect new art from their favorites as well as newcomers. Fans of these albums or singles will be happy to show their appreciation for the music by immortalizing it into a cool album art t-shirt design

Vintage Feel

T-shirt lovers all over from sports, to music and art will appreciate the vintage feel t-shirt design trend continuing into 2018.  From distressed graphics to burnt out effects, the vintage feel t-shirt design trend can incorporate new age themes or stick with retro content. This design aesthetic will always be pleasing to anyone who can appreciate a well-done t-shirt.

Graphic Elements

Blending graphic elements with cool backgrounds will be a hit for 2018. Themes to choose from will be abundant from aliens, pirates, hippie life, jungle, wildlife and many more. Introducing these elements into a pleasing composition and creating something new and unique will be intriguing to just about everyone.


Steve got into the t-shirt business several years ago and has never looked back. He is now able to pass on his knowledge and experience through Graphic Tee Coach, including how to design winning tees, marketing your shop, and sustaining a strong profitable business in the long run.

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