Current web trends

Web design has has seen a dramatic change in recent years. As have the platforms used to access websites – mobile and tablet use has increased exponentially.

So what are the current web design trends?

  • Responsive layouts (adapt to different screen sizes)
  • Simple navigation
  • Clean and minimal layout (long pages are common)
  • More white-space around text and objects
  • Big typography (css3 allows increased use of special font-types)
  • Timely and relevant information on the homepage
  • Increased use of video
  • Simple graphic elements, icons and illustrations
  • Good quality lifestyle and product images
  • Mega footer menu for those not-so-important menu elements (i.e. quick links)
  • Social features such as facebook like, sharing feature, links to social sites
  • Newsletter subscription