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Changing Design Trends Of 2013

We love talking about web trends, because it’s kind of predicting the future. The web design and development industry is usually very «liable»to the trends, which appear in IT world and change the flow. It’s important to stay up-to-date, flexible and ready for the changes (which always come!); and obviously, to follow the new tendencies and developments.

Minimalism

Minimalism definitely gives more professional look to a website. Very often less is more:this is a new approach, which is appreciated and followed by web designers.

Infinite Scrolling

Infinite scrolling (like one used in Google Images search) is really liked by the users. Scrolling more and more will bring you to the needed image instead of clicking numerous pages.

Focus on Responsiveness

Smartphones and tablets changed a lot in web-world. Technologies make us find new ways to surf the Internet: responsive feature makes you feel comfortable while browsing the web on different gadgets, desktops, and laptops.

Mobile Web Designing

If you are not eager to go for the responsive (adaptive) web designing (which is weird, I am sorry!), then at least make the design mobile-friendly. The website layout should be displayed equally well with iPhone, Windows 8 phones, or Galaxy line.

Design Transparency

CSS 3 features would be a great way out, if you do not like complex editing procedures in Photoshop. You can easily edit the design elements in terms of varying opacity.

Less Flash

It would be no news for you, that Flash is no more considered as SEO friendly. Recently, Flash has been replaced by HTML 5 and JavaScript. Moreover, Flash designs don’t work fine with mobile devices.

Large Background Images

Large photography in website background is definitely a trend in the web design industry. Why not use it for your website?

Social Media Appeal

Have you seen a website without social media buttons recently? Nope, I have not either! Use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and many other buttons to help your website visitors easily link and share the content they like! Social media is one of the most influential web marketing tools! Don’t underestimate it : )

What’s Going On In IT-World?

Fifteen years ago on March 31st, 1998, a company called Netscape published the source code of its flagship product: a Web browser called Communicator. This is how and when the Mozilla project was born. During 15 years Mozilla aims to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Internet. Check their blog and learn 15 big facts and achievements about Mozilla!

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A new concept of modern browser interface was created. Sebastiaan de With, a creative director, design speaker and consultant, living in San Francisco, California, introduced “Helm”.

Helm would simply be a website, and when interacted with, the user interface appears, but it disappears as long as you are interacting with the content instead of the control area. Learn more about Helm and its creator here.

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In recent years we have witnessed the emergence of monochromatic color schemes in website design, using one base color in various shades, with black and/or white and accents of complimentary colors.

There are many advantages of creating monochromatic website designs, among them: the avoidance of color clashes, none or fewer distractions, more focus on the content. The showcase, which features 40 monochromatic sites, is must see for you to get ideas for the future website.

Feel free to order monochromatic color scheme for your template for $99 only!

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And if you are still considering what to choose – Flash or HTML5, a great interactive online game will help you to make a final decision! Find it here and vote!

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