In today’s world, where constant developments occur every passing day, technology develops with the blink of an eye. With the advent of internet, technological advancements and upgradations are growing at a rapid pace. Web designers today are providing effective technological services that help their clients in the betterment of their business and achievement of goals. Web designing in the recent years has tremendously improved and increased by leaps and bound. It has been operating at a large level for some time now. In the field of Web Designing, new tools and techniques are being implemented.
Let’s have a look at some of the hottest trends of web designing in the year 2016.
1. The scroll
While scrolling does enhance the readability of a page, but nobody really likes to glue their eyes to the screen for a long period. Therefore the newest and the hottest trend in web designing of the year is that the scroll is kept to the minimum. While short scrolling is good for catching the points easily, it can certainly make the bounce rates to rise. At present the number of long scrolling sites have been cut down and most web sites today are using the short scrolling trick!
2. Layout of a Card
The new Trend of designing layouts for a website is that of a card. The leading card styled layout was first started by Pinterest. Card layouts are making waves in the web designing arena, they are compact and convenient as they present the piece of information in the size of bites. They are ideally the content containers as they present the information in the shape of a rectangle. This certainly makes catching the points and information easily.
3. Visual appeal
Making a web page visually appealing is vital for catching the attention of the readers. Making use of HD Hero Images is the new trend of the year in web designing. Pictures add meaning to the information and therefore, making use of images is more prominent and is becoming the fastest growing trend of the year 2016. It also includes making use of brighter and bolder colors in the form of animations, font styles, graphics, layout etc.
Adding icons to the websites is the latest trend. The most argued hamburger icon began as a trend in the iconography and icons are now growing to become the most popular trend in the web designing field. Web designers are now experimenting with various large icons by making use of SVG formats to make the page appear more attractive and glamorous.
5. Animation buzz
The websites today are almost animated and virtual. It can be hard to distinguish between the reality and animation. In the web designing projects of 2016, the choices can be customized as per the users’ personal taste and requirements. This trend also involves creation of imagery that is almost real if you look but in reality it is not. The animation buzz is the hottest new trend emerging in the field of web designing.
Web Interaction has been a vital part of web designing. Interactions are responsible for creation of links between users and devices. Interactions can add value to the end user. Interactions like tiny alarms, text alerts or a beep that can help in administering how people connect with their respective devices.
The streamlined interfaces have given rise to the typography. Big, bright and bold typography has been ruling the roost in the web designing arena in the year of 2016. A visually attractive typography also goes well with other elements of a web page. It also plays the role of communicating the message or information more accurately and is often highly readable. It certainly does improve the readability.
8. Designing in small modules
The designing process is being broken up into tiny modules and components instead of doing it in the whole of a page. These components tend to define how the searching function works, how the navigation process can be performed and so on. Breaking up of modules and components for a web page has been one of the most defining trend in web designing for this year.