Trends are changes that happens almost every year in assorted industries to favour their dedicated users / customers / prospects.
Web designing is no different business, some new trends spring up, some previous year trends continue to rock while some fade away. Web industry is constantly evolving to keep pace with altering user expectations and enhance their experience. It’s very crucial to stay ahead in the cut-throat world of digital design or else survival can be in danger. However it doesn’t mean that you need to stop short your current approach and blindly embrace whatever is trending. You have to figure out, what suits you the best and your customers and incorporate it, with your usual design pattern.
As 2016 is almost on the verge of bidding us farewell, design experts have already cropped up with latest trends related to web-designing. Below are some design style predictions which are expected to visually captivate the visitors:
Buzz about microinteractions:
Get ready, microinteractions have come into action! This buzzword refers to interactions based on single task. Microinteractions are all about interactive animations that describes single task by making it engaging. The logic to develop microinteractions is complex but the end result is worth as it makes the interface approachable. Every human interaction with the interface like scroll, pinch, hover, zoom, tap, touch can be made attractive interactive with this design technique.
Age-based responsive design:
If a 7 year old kid and 70 year oldie have different choice of Television programme or story book then how can they enjoy same digital experience? Responsive design is now not just restricted to design as per screen size or resolution; it will integrate design in accordance with visitor’s age. Font type, size, colour scheme, navigation and other such factors will be considered while crafting any responsive website to cater the needs of visitors of different age. It will be really interesting to see sites evolving as per visitor’s age.
Stunning big typography:
Big typography was although in fad but designers are now gradually and openly incorporating them in web designs. There is wide variety of font types available among which you can choose the one that perfectly blends with your web design style. Before you start playing with the array of fonts, learn the art of typography like a pro so that you can accentuate your designed website with suitable fonts.
Large shadows making a comeback:
Designers are finding out new ways to make a big way for large shadows. The trend is impactful and has the power to enhance the complete visual appeal of the website. Earlier shadows were just limited to icons and buttons but the trend is now revolutionised and large shadows are dominating entire web page. It makes the website looks clean and bold. Long flat shadows for backgrounds can make the site attention-grabbing.
Watch this space to discover more design trends that you can incorporate in 2017 and make your website that is all the rage.