As web designers, we know that the masterpieces we make are subject to the yearly forecasted trends. A great web designer does not only generate modern and relevant designs, but he is also aware and educated of the present developments in this industry.

As web designers, we know that the masterpieces we make are subject to the yearly forecasted trends. A great web designer does not only generate modern and relevant designs, but he is also aware and educated of the present developments in this industry. The key to success in designing is to be ahead of everyone else—if not to go with the trend, but to MAKE the trend. Any innovative mind would think out of the box and come up with bigger and better ideas. So here are a few forecasted design ideas for 2013 that you can take note of and to give you a jumpstart to your brilliant ideas as well.

1. One Design For All

With all these gadgets continuously emerging, it is wise to keep your designs to a minimum. A minimum— meaning just one suited for all gadgets. You must keep in mind that gadgets nowadays range from tablets to smart phones to laptops. Designing your website should ideally fit the specs of these devices. This will save you a great amount of time and money, and will also give your clients a user-friendly interface that they will be familiar with.


 
   
 

2. Flaunt Your Fonts

Now you won’t be needing flashy and extravagant photos to give your website that added oomph. In 2013, all you need is to choose a profound typography for your content to stand out. You can even search upcoming 2013 fonts that are both quirky and professional at the same time. This, as forecasters have stated, will pave your way to a successful and innovative website design.

 
   
 

3. Scroll To Sucess

Both horizontal and vertical scrolling are evident on websites, but in 2013 designs will be focusing more on vertical scrolling. Especially with elongated gadgets such as smart phones and tablets, this kind of scrolling is more ideal and practical. Another kind of scrolling that will be in trend is parallax scrolling. This allows the designer to create more depth or layer into his design which will yield a more visually-appealing overall look. Integrating these techniques will essentially make a user-friendly navigation that will be easy to use for anyone.

 
   
 

4. Bigger and Boxier

Think big buttons and boxes. This will be the general feel of most websites in the coming year. With the continuous emergence of the “tap and touch” technology, having bigger buttons is a must for your design. You don’t want to add a navigation system that is made up of small and intricate designs and buttons. 2013 is all about being bold and uncomplicated. By integrating sleek and professional boxy designs paired with quick buttons, you know you’re in the right track.

 
   

 

Keeping these trends in mind, you can now think of your designs as early as now. Remember not to limit yourself to these trends, but to exercise your creative mind by thinking of ways to make even more innovative designs. 


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