It was originally planned to place a translation of an English-language article on web design trends in 2017, but after studying various sources, we decided to slightly change the concept of this note. The thing is that over the past month on the Internet has been published a lot of thematic materials about current trends in web design, and opinions, as they say, have diverged. On the one hand, this is logical, since different authors have their own assumptions about what will be relevant for sites in the current year. On the other hand, these forecasts are very subjective.
In general, we have collected all the options and made up something like a digest of web design trends for 2017. Let’s start with the most popular trends, which are noted by many experts, and gradually move on to more “unique” ideas. By the way, if you have additions and thoughts on the topic, feel free to share them in the comments. Plus, we recommend reading about the trends of logos in 2017 – also a useful post. Continue reading
Designers are fickle people, they like to experiment with things. Therefore, they often try to solve problems of different approaches, which in the future may become mainstream and classic. As a result, other artists notice all this, begin to use some nuances themselves, after which a trend arises.
Over the past few months, the SmashingMagazine portal team has analyzed a variety of web designs, new trends, and various artistic solutions. As a result, the article “trends of web design 2009” was born: new developments, design elements and graphic approaches. All this is seasoned with the arguments of professionals and beautiful vivid examples.
In the original, the first part of the material contains 10 web design trends of the year out of 25. The rest will be published a little later. I hasten to assure you that they will also be translated and posted on the Design Mania blog pages, so stay tuned and subscribe to RSS! The only thing is that I decided to split the article into several parts, since there is a lot of information (both textual and graphical). Continue reading
Back in 2014, we published an interesting selection of designs of Japanese anime sites. Surely you can guess that the works there are presented quite specific and original. They are very different from the generally accepted standard approaches to web design, for example, in Europe or the United States. The visual design of Japanese online sites is very colorful, it uses a lot of different bright graphics, images, plus the pages are literally “crammed” with texts.
For many users, it is difficult to perceive such web projects, they look confusing, and even in some places they strain a little. However, as correctly noted in the comments to the previous article, this approach to design is a consequence of specific cultural traditions. During the time of isolation from the outside world, there have been formed their own trends in art, which are also expressed when creating web-design.
Despite the rather unusual approaches, there are several things you can learn from Japanese online sites. Here are 5 simple lessons, the article is a translation of this note. Continue reading
If you want to create a website, the main rule to follow is not to overdo it. The so-called minimalistic design has been helping this web designers for years. He is, by the way, at the peak of his popularity. Today we will try to figure out what kind of style and what are its main advantages.
What is minimal design?
In general, this concept can be defined as the most concise style, characterized by simplicity and accuracy. Basic elements (colors and fonts) are also used with an emphasis on simplicity and with extremely limited palettes, which most often can include only one or a few color / font variations.
MODERN MINIMALISM IN WEB DESIGN
It can often be found in the elements of flat (Flat) layouts or in material design (Material Design). The basic concept and characteristics remain virtually unchanged with time, for example: Continue reading
Web design – this is how much “meet” | web design and web site
Each web studio begins to create a web site with the development and selection of web design. For most, web design is both the beginning, and the most important part, as the majority of sites, such as business cards, corporate sites, have an image purpose – an informative goal. That is, for such sites the main thing is to look beautiful and make a decent impression. When we talk about web design, it is appropriate to recall the saying “they meet on clothes, they see off on mind”. And there is! Meet on design, provazhayut on content.
Website design is the first thing that users will see after they enter the address of your website in a browser and click Enter. It is starting from its subjective “oh, what a beautiful saytik” or “fu… what a not-so-beautiful site” that design is judged. After evaluating the design, users evaluate the content and functionality of the web site. Continue reading