23 EXAMPLES OF FLAT WEB DESIGN
Flat design is a concept that was pretty popular a couple years ago and it’s back with full strength this year, causing some interesting buzz around the so called “flat design” trend.
Flat design is pretty straightforward. It is flat. It’s a way of designing without adding three-dimensional attributes – no shadows, no gradients, no bevels, etc. Flat design focuses a lot on color (solid colors), typography and simpler use of UI elements.
THE NEW FACE OF SEARCH ENGINE
Take the time to read through this infographic and compare it to your current strategy. If you’ve got an SEO firm or consultant that’s still pushing the old strategies, you may want to rethink your relationship.
WEB DESIGN TRENDS IN 2013
The past few years have seen a tremendous shift in the way developers are building websites. More users have switched onto mobile platforms, along with newer browsers which support HTML5/CSS3 web standards. There are so many unique ideas flowing out of the design community – it seems like new thresholds are being replaced every few months!
Genericons are vector icons embedded in a webfont designed to be clean and simple keeping with a generic aesthetic.Use genericons for instant HiDPI, to change icon colors on the fly, or even with CSS effects such as drop-shadows or gradients!
Web is 95% typography, so as we hurtle towards the future, we think there’s still a lot we can learn from five centuries of history. Typeplate is the result of this exploration of our typographic heritage. Typeplate, a free-range and open-source typographic starter kit that will hopefully help you build beautiful, text-rich websites.
Preview any font on any website, perfect to test typography when redesigning your site.