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New Website trends in 2010

Predicting future has always been complicated. But it becomes even truer while talking about the web. The world of internet is evolving so fast that it’s hard to believe your eyes. There are so many angles of internet which are developing with every passing day especially with reference to the different social media tools, thus, making the web available to the masses who never dreamed of using it.

Below is a list of web design trends of 2010:

Typography

Typography
typography has become a very important part of the web designing. Web designers have started paying more attention to the typography instead of the other details. Web designers are using more bolder, bigger and more exciting fonts instead of system text.

Sketches, hand drawn style and illustrations

Sketches, hand drawn style and illustrations
In order to make your web page easily noticeable, you can make it unique by displaying various sketches and illustrations other than traditional graphics. The hand drawn style will give your website a more personalized look.

Large images/photography

Photography

In order to make your page unique, you can display large images. Photography should also be done in such a way that picture must stand out on the page.

Magazine Layout

Magazine Layout
The trend this year has been that there are brief and to the point articles available on the websites. With people having more and more interest to get the information related to entertainment and other hard news from the internet, many sites are trying to make their websites look interesting and the material on them be concise. People find it easier to read brief articles as compared to long articles with the same things being repeated again and again.

Introduction Blocks

Introduction Blocks
The most important place on a web page to show your key message is the upper-left area. Because it is the place that attracts your attention the most when you visit a website, thus, if you want your meaasge to be noticed by all the visitors, then it is the ideal paste to display your message.

Single Page Layouts

Single Page Layouts
nowadays, everyone is in a hurry. People come online to get the information they need and then they just go offline. They have no time to check out everything. The solution to show them what you want to see them is through the single page layouts.

Social Media Sites and Add-ins/Icons

Social Media Sites and Add-ins
Social Media sites and Add-ins icons have been in since last two years. They are gaining popularity with the passage of time. Linking to these sites and by using their applications help to build communities around the products and ideas. Majority of people like to spend time online and try to find like-minded people and interact with them and like to share their information with them.

White Space

White Space
Nowadays, web designers have started using white color for the empty space to make the page stand out. White color also seems to be cleaner and easier on the eyes.

Icons and Visuals

Icons and Visuals
with the help of stylish icons and visuals, you can easily display what the whole section is all about. It becomes easier for people to identify and people tend to notice them more than the content given on the page.

Modal Boxes (Lightboxes)

Modal Boxes
These modal boxes are great as they are more user-friendly. Open source applications are basically next generation of pop-ups. It’s very lucid and helps the user to focus on the information you are demonstrating whether it’s a picture, content or visual aid.

Written by Mohsen

Mohsen

Mohsen is a Web/Wordpress designer and a blogger. He currently designs WordPress themes, writes for Webanthology, and studying computer. Follow him on twitter

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