5 breakout web design trends begging to go mainstream

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In 2018, the web design industry went through significant changes that are altering the way we design now. We began last year with the beta release of InVision Studio in January, and GDPR hell was unleashed on 25 May. The day after, Google announced mobile-first indexing and then finally rolled out the 'speed update' in July, which demotes websites that don't load quickly enough. To top off the year on admittedly a higher note, Adobe XD's October update included voice prototyping – a lovely treat. 

So what does all this mean for the design trends heading our way? Let's take a look, (Do remember that if you're creating a new design system, it's vital you keep it secure and accessible for team collaboration in top cloud storage.)

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Previously a design blog editor at Toptal and SitePoint, and before that a freelance product/UX designer and web developer for several years, Daniel Schwarz now advocates for better UX design alongside industry leaders such as InVision, Adobe, Net Magazine, and more. In his free time, Daniel loves gaming, café culture and Wikipedia, and also travels perpetually when there isn’t a pandemic.