Neu Soul

I read an article about emerging design trends in 2020. One of the ones listed was neumorphism (also known as "soft UI"). Neumorphism is a spin-off of skeuomorphism, the concept of design mirroring a real-world counterpart. A popular example is the old "glossy" iOS app icon before everything went flat.

Process

Anyway, I wanted to experiment with it. While thinking about what to do, that song "New Soul" from the Apple commercials popped into my head, I made the connection to "Neu Soul," then the ghost...you see how it went.

So I present: a blend of drop and inner shadows. He looks a bit like a paper cutout!