Year by year, month by month, web design always develop with the new ideas. Web designer has a great inspiration to be more creative and combine it with new technologies trends. Website not only provide information to the visitors, but also has been an identity of the company or organisation. That’s why web design is important part when do the web development, to ensure put appropriate content based on the brand identity. Below are 5 web design trends 2014 you should know.
1. Responsive Design
Responsive web design is a technique for building websites that work on mobile devices, tablets, and desktop screens. its provide an optimal viewing experience, easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling based on the size and capabilities of the device. For example, on a phone, users would see content shown in a single column view; a tablet might show the same content in two columns.
2. Flat Design
Flat design is a minimalistic design approach that emphasizes usability. This design removes any stylistic choices that give the illusion of three-dimensions (such as drop shadows, gradients, or textures) and is focused on a minimalist use of simple elements, typography and flat colors. It features clean, open space, crisp edges, bright colours and two-dimensional/flat illustrations.
3. Minimal & Clean
The minimal web design focuses only on most important aspects of a web design, ‘Typography’, ‘Layout’ and ‘Good design’. Minimal websites aim in creating simple, lightweight and modern websites which are pleasing to look at; fast and effortless, things are presented in a clean and attractive manner with a lot of space.
Parallax site design in which the background of the website moves at a different speed as the rest of the page for an impressive visual effect that allows for countless creative applications for online storytelling. With technologies like HTML5 and CSS3 possible to create more advanced, interesting and remarkable effects in the browser.
5. Simplify focus on content
The first thing about this design is focus only on essential contents, reduce the complicate design and limit the color scheme. Usually use by the news website.