With the commencing of New Year comes the hope of looking for new things. We are always excited to know that what 2014 has in its store for changing the World Wide Web. Some of the trends spotted in last year may be followed this year too. Web Designers and business owners want to remain updated with all the latest trends, so that they can reach the pinnacle they are looking for. Read on to know in detail about the trends you can follow in the coming year.
• Minimalism design
Best usability practices are one of the criteria which would be followed this year too. Cluttering would be avoided and designs would be kept simple or plain. Useless information that is not needed would not be added. Accommodating the needs of customers would be payed heed. Without having excessive design elements the message would be conveyed.
• Responsive Layouts
Responsive web design to match all forms of digital media would be carried out in 2014 too. No need of creating another websites for mobile devices. A single code can run perfectly on all environments and at a variety of screen resolutions the content can be rendered easily. Responsive web designs are fluid and no scrolling or recycling is required. It saves the time and money too.
• Videos would replace the text
Watching anything is easier than talking out time to read it. To facilitate users more videos and less text would be added. Videos can help in explaining things better. Videos can be shared easily and produced easily on websites. Technical communication becomes easier through videos.
• Use of One or Two Colors
Simple color schemes would be used in websites in 2014. One or two colors would be used while designing the website so that it looks simple and easy for the users. Black and white colors would be replaced by blue and other colors. Unique designs would be produced with a simpler look.
• Content In short bursts
Instead of long narratives content would be putted in short bursts. Simplified content is expected to dominate in the coming websites.
• Long Scrolling pattern
Long scrolling websites with content organized in a much simpler way are expected to appear again this year. Layout would be changing throughout so this would be not at all boring.