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10 key web design trends for 2015-2016

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Web Design Book of Trends 2015-2016 (opens in new tab) is the newest addition to the design library of the wireframing/prototyping app UXPin. This 'web design almanac' takes an in-depth look at today's hottest design trends and their best practices.

With new technology and new tastes, users will expect new web design techniques. Minimalist layouts, long-scrolling navigation, looping HD video backgrounds – these are just a few of the latest trends modern users want to see more of. Equal parts lookbook and 'how-to' manual, this ebook compiles everything into one handy volume.

This 185-page guide spans 10 chapters, each dedicated to a single trend. It's thorough, yet practical and quick-reading. All the points are illustrated in 166 examples from companies including Squarespace, Google, AirBnB, Dropbox, Bauer, and Dribbble.

Topics in the e-book include:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of each trend
  • How minimalism improves responsive design
  • Evolution of flat design into 'flat 2.0'
  • How to adapt to HD design techniques
  • The dangers of the 'above the fold' myth
  • When to use custom or stock photography
  • The most interesting typography techniques
  • How to use card patterns based on top companies
  • How to add delight with interactions and animations

Take a look, and feel free to share if you find it helpful. Download this free ebook here. (opens in new tab)

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