Some Pointers to Make Your Website More Interesting
It is observed by some that the web design of the early years was kind of boring and monotonous, reasonably so because anything new is always subject to improvement. Fortunately nowadays, several web design trends are constantly evolving that make new websites more interesting.
It is observed that white space is somewhat overused now and search engine channels find it a little off, but everybody is on a wait and see attitude.
Major websites are taking on the minimalist vibe today that proves minimalism is not just for barefoot runners and Amish people but also on the internet. Note that minimalism takes practice and it is not as simple as tossing a content of a site and your job is done. And so, the application of the principles of basic design is still to be followed under the rule of threes as it major aspect, as in, by dividing the page up into thirds and positioning the content on these axes. There is also the triangular placement for a minimalist website, wherein various objects are positioned in a triangular trajectories thereby creating a pleasing image.
Another application to site design may not be new but its content of compartmentalizing is becoming a trend. This flat design idea has enhanced the compartmentalizing content approach, and whereby the contents are brought to the edges of the page, thus creating a seamless image when image meet the other one, and is observed to be a compelling design.
Coloring inside the lines only was the guideline in the past, but nowadays, site designs re coloring both sides of the line, with overlapping images and text lines, creating a great design.
The next trend that web designers are experimenting is the use of grids and other patterns to fill the white space without sacrificing the flow of the content.
Looking at another trend is by going vertical in re-arranging and re-shaping in doing the content. The idea of this trend is focused on a balanced vertical text and horizontal text giving an impression of movement, and if rightly done, this will lead your eyes down the page and on to the highlighted content.
The so-called two-tone approach or trend is being applied today by web designers in their technique where a pastel color is chosen to be paired with a solid color. Considered as already going too far, this method is applied on every page and element in some sites, but it is the trend so you will see this application one time or another.
Another trend today would be loved by illustrators and designers, and this is the use of illustrations which are meant to balance out the minimalist image of the site.