The world of web design is constantly changing- something that looked in vogue and fresh yesterday could look seemingly outdated overnight and trends once dismissed as obsolete can make an unexpected return back in vogue. Let’s take a look at some of the top web design trends in 2017 for you to get inspired to undertake web design projects this year with flair:
Big Bold Typography
Big bold typography is seeing a success with web development companies preferring this style to anchor their homepages and that’s because this style works excellently when the rest of the page remains clean and minimalistic.
In a bid to stand out from the multitude of orderly, masonry style web layouts, some web development companies are opting for more eclectic structures that are definitely eye catching.
Use of Cinemagraphs
Cinemagraphs are high quality videos or GIFs that run on a smooth, constant loop and have become popular method to add visual interest to otherwise static pages. Full screen loops, for example, are a surefire way of holding a web visitor’s attention longer than a cursory glance.
Vibrant Layers of Color
Vivid, stacked layers of a spectrum of colors add more texture and depth to a simple website layout.
Simple, Uncomplicated Text
A number of websites are opting to do away with navigation segments and images altogether and are, instead, relying more on a small number of choice lines of straightforward text that inform site visitors about their company, service and products in an ultra modern, fresh and organized approach to presenting information.
Kaleidoscopic gradients are making a huge comeback because these two-tone effect looks refreshingly modern with their full-screen, gradient-washed homepage.
Emphasis on Minimalism
Some web designing and development companies are taking the classic minimalistic approach to new extremes, opting to display only the absolute bare necessities and defying the norms of what a website should look like.
Companies are also turning to graphic artists and illustrators to create tailored illustrations for their websites. After years of the flat design and minimalism trend, adding illustrated touches to a website is an excellent way to add that little touch of personality to a website.
A Combination of Vertical and Horizontal Text
Going from the usual placement of horizontal text alignment and mixing it up with vertical text on a web page can add some uplifting dimensions on an otherwise simple page.
Two-tone color schemes for website designing is all the rage now as this approach makes a website look ultra cool and contemporary.
This trend is certainly looking to stick around this year as it is a fail-safe way to create an accessible and tidy website that keeps visitors interested.
Overlapping Images and Text
Text that slightly overlap accompanying images have become a trendy effect for portfolios and blogs, especially when used with a colorful underline beneath each line.
Exciting Geometric Patterns and Shapes
Fanciful shapes and patterns are becoming an ever popular choice for websites, adding some extra zing to a layout that is normally dominated by flat material design.