The number of people connected to the internet for the first time exceeded three billion users in 2015. That’s 40% of the world’s population! With cheaper smartphones now becoming more available the web audience will continue to grow in 2015.
Is your website is in need of an upgrade for the new year? Take a look at the Top 5 Web design Trends going into 2015..
1. Vertical website design
Vertical web design will continue to dominate the web as more and more consumers of web content arrive via smartphones, tablets, and even smart watches. Users often prefer to scroll up and down a page rather than switching between them.
Take a look at a few websites designed by 4kweb, Serenity Cakes Bedford and Develop EBP When browsing through a mobile device the user scrolling experience is more familiar with popular mobile apps such as Instagram and Facebook.
2. Responsive Design
Responsive design allows the same content to be loaded on any device, across any resolution, without the need to create separate mobile-optimized pages. This reduces web development time, costs and gives the end users a better viewing experience.
3. Material Design
The shift towards material design originated with Google. Google launched their new style language called Material Design. Thanks to the guidelines provided by Google’s graphic designers it is now possible to easily create graphical and innovative interfaces.
Material Design was originally produced for Android and looks great on mobile devices. Check out a post by Material Design Blog 15 Awesome examples of Material Design done right