Web design is a trend that we can talk about incessantly and we are witnessing constant changes and upgrades in this arena that makes your products look good. In this post we talk about the most anticipated web design trends in the coming time. In 2015, we’ve already witnessed a surge in popularity of responsive web design, as more and more websites intend to become ‘mobile ready’ which is more important than ever considering Google’s recent Mobile Friendly update. Let’s look at some of the most popular and futuristic web design trends that will dominate 2016.
Images on the Homepage
Earlier most people stay away from using large images on the homepage; however, this is expected to change in recent future. After all, a single, large image that disappears as soon as the user starts to scroll will prove to be more helpful and convenient. In fact some websites are already following this trend as you can witness large images and advertisements on their homepage.
Better Responsive Design
Responsive Design was once all about the unique blend of optimization for mobile browsing and computers, though this is certain to change as now onwards more web designers are going to focus on improving for mobile usability of their products, as numerous people have started browsing the Internet through their smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Responsive design will sustain forever and we look forward to see some new great innovations related with this topic.
Innovative Web-page Backgrounds
Web designers are ready to experiment more with the web page backgrounds that earlier used to be simple and minimalistic. They have adopted a different approach as it comes to the creation of perfect background. Every web designer whether using his coding skills or using easy tools like Google sites, WordPress to build free websites, would prefer inserting HTML5 videos in the background for the advertisements of various products. Appealing background offers the opportunity to use extra space or publish some striking visual content.
There was a time when most people preferred to use Helvetica, Times New Roman and Arial fonts, however that’s changing now with more and more websites going for personalized fonts useful in marking an impression. It’s expected that in 2015, many websites are going to switch to fascinating web fonts that lends the uniqueness. Some great fonts are expected to be Cabin, Corbel, Myriad Pro and Ubuntu, while you can also go for Helvetica, Gotham, Futura, Adobe Caslon and Neo Sans.
Bid adieu to gradients, reflections, drop shadows and beveled edges as Flat design is trend of today. It’s clean and minimalistic and is usually paired with bright colors in order to create a truly unique appearance that receives appreciation from one and all. Flat UI will continue to rein and you may be surprised to see many of your favorite websites adopt a flat design in the next months.
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