Be Careful About These 6 Web Design Trends in 2016

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Be Careful About These 6 Web Design Trends in 2016

Postby stephytechintl » Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:04 pm

Trends in web design, like fashion trends, come and go. Sometimes trends are dictated by necessity (like responsive design). Other trends are industry shifts, such as the change from skeuomorphism to flat design. The decision to follow a trend must depend on the needs of your users and your business. The decision should never be based solely on “it’s what the cool sites are doing”. Fads fade. A site built only on trends quickly becomes out of date.

With that in mind, let’s look at the design trends that you might want to think twice about using.

    Hiding Everything Under a Hamburger Menu
    Front-page Carousels
    Parallax Scrolling
    Complex Load Screens
    Too Much JavaScript
    Complex Typography
    Good Designers Are Good Skeptics

Above all else, user needs must inform your design the most. When a new trend pops up, always consider it from every angle before following the crowd.

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