With each passing year, there are many web designs that come and go. The field of web design is very dynamic with new tools, workflows, and best practices making layouts that are user-friendly.
It is not easy to predict which trend will draw the most attention. Let’s see some of the hottest unique web design trends that have gained traction over 2016 and will likely continue well into 2017.
1. Sketch App for UI Design
Sketch App is useful for wide variety of work ranging from low-fidelity wireframes to high-fidelity mockups & icon design.Sketch App works only on Mac and is made particularly for web and mobile designers.
2. Browser-Based IDEs
Desktop IDEs is not something new. They have been around for many years now with options ranging from Notepad++ to XCode and Visual Studio. Brower based IDE helps to write code with suggestions and syntax highlighting.
3. Sass/SCSS Mixins
Sass/SCSS Mixins are becoming more popular with across the entire field of Web Design Chicago/Development. They can provide much more than your vanilla CSS.
4. Card Layouts
Website Card Layouts became famous due to Pinterest a few years back. They are considered a good solution for content-heavy webpages. Free plugins such as Query Masonry can be used to imitate Card layout style with animated cards that may vary in height & width.
5. Custom Explainer Videos
Videos that are useful to the customers or explain them about a particular topic or process are in trend today. They can be created with simple tools such as Crazy Eggs. But other videos may depend on realistic footage like Instagram Direct.
6. Live Product Previews
Live Product Previews have become common and prominent on homepages or custom landing pages. It adds value to the site and helps in building the trust of the customer.
7. Automated Task Runners
Automated Task runners are being used a lot for many tasks that previously mandatory manual effort.The world of frontend development has altered so much with some of the new best practices for website creation.