“It is a website which is going to promote you day and night, neither the employees nor the company going to do so.”
Time is changing and the working trends are also changing with the evolution of new technologies every day and the latest trendy change in the design world is web designs. These newest web designs with responsive pages are associated with latest tools, workflows and some using design layouts.
It might be difficult to know what exactly trends are, but here I am categorizing 10 fastest growing trends in the market, especially for web designers which have gained avid attraction in web designing industry.
1. Use of Sass/SCSS mixins
Preprocessors were very much famous for years, but these days it has become common for the people to use this in web designing or development. The use of vanilla CSS is replaced by Sass/SCSS as it can provide more that’s why Sass mixing libraries are in demand.
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Some mixins in CSS for example code snippets, basic functions generates reiteration of code. There are many developers who are releasing free of cost mixins online in libraries such as Bourbon. Also, GitHub is an amazing idea to search for Sass/SCSS mixins.
2. Trendy Custom Explainer Videos
There are various companies either big or small have various explainer videos which are forged through animations like Crazy Egg. These videos are meant to illustrate the product and services of any client.
Some other videos often depend on real-life coverage, for example, Instagram Direct. Videos are visual descriptive so it elaborates completely on the product and services in a very short duration of time. One of the best customer explanatory videos is Udemy course.
3. Live Product Examinations
Always landing page designs should have better Internet speeds with fast browsing, but nowadays a trend of live product previews is very much common for webpage design and customized landing pages.
One of the major examples for this is Slacks product page with video tour as well as vector graphics features. This particular type of feature enhances visuality to the client that how their product will be operated.
4. Combining tools for Designing
Apart from messaging and instant group chats there are new techniques, upcoming like sharing of live design documents and one of the examples, which explains it well is Notable. In this application, the user can have annotations or comments within the document at the top.
The most important use of this document is the designer's work can be shared with anyone. Slack is another preeminent chat application which allows to create extensions and tie up with many products like WordPress, hangouts and much more.
5. Reactive Front-end Frameworks
Bootstrap is one of the Front-end frameworks, especially for responsive designs and useful for both purposes i.e personal and professional. Some recent frameworks of 2017 are Foundation 6 and Bootstrap 4.
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6. More Focussed UX Design
Earlier people were not at all updated with UX, but with more experienced developers and designers, UX designs have become a very big part of web design. Some of the common resources for these are UX Stack Exchange and free UX ebooks.
7. Special Package Managers
Bower and NPM are some solutions of Digital Package Managers which are important for web development. These types of new techniques are no doubt at first will be time-consuming, but it is necessary that a front-end developer must know about a package manager.
8. Code Learning for Designers
It’s a misconception among designer that they think there it’s not their work to write any code but the code is very important for them to learn. Without the code, their design is merely a picture so it is really important to learn both design and code. For today’s need, it is really important to be multitasking and self-dependent.
9. Material Designing with Web
It is the very big success for Google when they released material design for Android designers. These designs served as crafting related user interfaces specifically for Android smartphones.
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Most of the designers just put their heart in this particular Google’s design language. Free Libraries offer various Custom codes for material designing, for example, Material UI, Materialize etc.
10. Learning Through Online Resources
Learning is a constant process and it is implied to all spheres of life and the same is applicable for web designers. Various new courses and different websites coming up every year with the increase in the online market. Some of the remarkable online websites are Teamtreehouse and Code school.
Web development and web design are booming in the market at a high pace and it is really necessary to upgrade yourself with new technologies. Seeing these new ways one should be very much clear that designers are upgrading web community through new processes and thus making web designing user-friendly. Every day, new time-saving features are adding on.
These trends are expected to rise in 2017 and of course, there can be some Adonis in tears by the end of this year.