Web design trends are fast evolving and becoming more multifaceted with each day that passes in the internet world. This is mainly because the Internet has become indispensable and is now an integrated aspect of our daily lives. From smartphones, tablets and iPads to traditional PCs, almost every person uses one of these gadgets.
Web design is all about transformation and experimentation using new ideas. With the current pace at which the internet world is growing, the introduction of new web design trends is inevitable.The past years have seen several web design trends emerge, some website design trends that have come up in 2015 and are going to get even more advanced in 2016 include;
Responsive design- In 2015 there have been several tools and technologies that have been designed and improvements made to make web designs more responsive especially for mobile device users. A website need to be extra responsive such that if you visit this site on any any device, you'll be able to clearly view the images, themes and text on any any device.This web design trend is yet to fully mature, which means we are yet to see more improvements in 2016.
Scroll in place of buttons - more and more people and businesses nowadays are using 'One page' type designs for their website.This makes possible for site visitor to read more content on a single page by simply sliding the page with a finger or just scrolling up or down,there is no more need to change page.This is as a result of the ever expanding mobile phone market where most users don't like having to move from one page to another.
Using larger and higher quality images (image based designing)- Modern site visitors prefer image to text, giving rise to info-graphics.Using more images passes the message faster to the viewer and also allows the visitor to share the images containing the intended message when they go online on social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Whats app.This has a greater impact in terms of marketing. Imagery is for successful web design.
Sleek site navigation, impactful imagery, relevant content and site responsiveness are key to great web design.