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Web Design Trends 2017 – Stronger Focus on Mobile First

Web Design Trends 2017 – Stronger Focus on Mobile First

The day of websites not formatting correctly on mobile devices is over. The majority of reader’s access websites on mobile devices. If today’s layouts don't work perfectly on mobile the website will lose traffic and readership. For this reason many designers are...

Web Design Trends 2017 – Virtual Reality Integration

Web Design Trends 2017 – Virtual Reality Integration

If you think about it, the web is actually a 2D alternate reality. The next obvious step is to shape it into a 3D virtual reality. VR headsets for smartphones are becoming popular, and both desktops and mobile devices have ways of displaying VR. It makes sense when...

WordPress Design Trends 2017 – Gradients

WordPress Design Trends 2017 – Gradients

Where we used to see solid-colored backgrounds, now we're seeing a lot of backgrounds with gradients. A gradient is a smooth transition from one color to another. Most background gradients transition between two colors, but it's possible to transition between multiple...

Web Design Trends 2017 – Better Use of Parallax

Web Design Trends 2017 – Better Use of Parallax

Parallax is one of those design elements that can be difficult to get right, but it works great if you do. Often parallax is overdone or used as a gimmick. There’s sometimes so much of it that it doesn’t stand out anymore (I’m guilty of this myself). Too much parallax...

Web Design Trends 2017 – SVG Logos and Icons

Web Design Trends 2017 – SVG Logos and Icons

JPEG’s and PNG’s used to be the most popular file-types for logos and icons. One problem though is they don’t always scale properly. They become pixelated when you zoom in. Another problem is file size. They can become large and if you compress them you’ll lose some...

WordPress Design Trends 2017 – Child Themes and Layouts

WordPress Design Trends 2017 – Child Themes and Layouts

Child themes and layouts are great tools to help speed up the design process. They're easy to get. Many multi-purpose themes and plugin builders allow you to export and import, so they're reusable and you can buy them, share them, and even sell them. This trend will...

Web Design Trends 2017 – Multi-purpose Themes

Web Design Trends 2017 – Multi-purpose Themes

Multi-purpose themes have been around for a few years but they’re gaining in popularity due to their versatility. They're relatively inexpensive and you can use them to create any layout you want using the included drag-and-drop theme builders to create modular...

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