Technological developments and social behaviours continue to drive constant evolution of web design trends, so what’s in store for 2013?
2012 saw some exciting developments: Mobile browsing contributes to over 10% of online traffic (ref: NetMarketShare) consolidating the need for Responsive Design, which tailors the user’s web experience depending on the device they are using. Footers are fatter, and it’s OK to scroll.
Long pages are en vogue and easy to read on mobile devices. The old adage “a picture paints a thousand words” is never going to burn out, and infographics have enjoyed a starring role. HTML5 and CSS3 have caused a buzz with interactive web pages and responsive frameworks.
So what’s next? The fundamental truth of a website never changes … its purpose is to deliver opportunities and drive sales, so here’s our take on what will be important in the coming year. Read More