Trend T-Shirt Design:
T-Shirts with skull designs are arguably the most popular theme on the internet and in retail. Something about death just gets designers and t-shirt lovers united.
Trees are one of the most symbolic pieces of design and probably the reason for their popularity. They can equate to life, growth, green living, reunion, and much more.
Birds definitely win the versatility award for having the ability to range from cute to scary and from large to small. They can be the focal point and make the whole design or just be an accessory and play a small part in the big picture.
Splatter is a pretty simple effect that can be useful for the majority of t-shirt design concepts. There are many resources on the internet for Photoshop brushes and vectored image packs with splatter to add to a t-shirt designer’s toolbox.
Floral artwork is another wildly popular component of t-shirt design because of its all-purpose usability. It usually sits in the background and can act as polish for the featured portion of the artwork.