- Minakshi Singh
Best and Eye-Catching Website Design Trends to Follow in 2016
The world has become more competitive and is turning towards the latest trends. Every business should have a website to get maximum exposure to it in this competitive world. The website design plays a very important role as it is the key factor that influences the customers to visit the website and buy or stay on it for a long time.
The famous and top website design trends in 2016 are as follows:
1. Flat Design 2.0
Flat Design will gain its popularity in the year 2016 as it corrects one gigantic usability issue that equals a better user experience for the client’s site visitors and customers. This design strictly stresses the following:
- Strict 2D (absence of drop shadows, textures, gradients, etc.)
- Bold and vivid colors
2. Color Scheme Design
Color Scheme is going to play a very important role in the website design in the year 2016. Generally, designers mix a few colors together in one site and call it a website. But that is not the game choosing the correct color scheme is important as it makes the website attractive and improves the user experience.
Colors play a major role in the purchase decision for both men and women. Designers design the website with a color in mind as it affects the client's bottom line in the form of site conversions and these colors also decide whether or not your client's customers buy or leave the site quickly. So, it is essential for the designers to take lead and create visually memorable designs using the best colors that help increase the user experience.
3. Moving Videos
Human beings are visual creatures and they get attracted to the videos very quickly. In the past mega images have done wonders in the site conversion rates for different websites. Keeping this in mind the mega videos are being uploaded on the website as they attract humans even more than mega images. The recent studies have shown that the usage of mega videos on the sites automatically boosts the conversion rates. Videos are easy to understand and absorb when compared to the text, so web videos are more engaging than text.
For example, if you design a website with a video in it, the customer who visits the website will be attracted towards the video and stays in the website for a long time which in turn boosts up the site conversion rate.
4. Flexbox to Solve Designer Problems
Flexbox is the new and hottest website design trend in 2016 as it solves various design and development problems in order to deliver a much-improved user experience and make your site beautiful.it can deal with various designer problems like grid systems, enable mobile design, build full width and fluid input button pairs with greater ease and many more. Thanks to it opens up new possibilities for designers, Flexbox will be increasingly used by designers across the globe in 2016 to create better sites for their clients.
5. Material Design
Material Design is the design language that is backed up by Google and featured in android products like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps. This language is going to become the biggest trend in the year with its attractive characteristics like:
- Prominent grid-based layouts
- Lighting and shadows
- Vivid colors
- Responsive animations and transitions
These are the top and best website design trends in the year 2016 that every designer has to follow in order to design the best and eye-catching website.