Web Design Trend #2 • Wider Implementation of Responsive Design

Zazzle Media, by Jamie Leeson

We know what you’re thinking – first mobile first, and now responsive design? Neither of these are new for 2017!

Although responsive design is also something which has been around for a few years, what we predict to see over the coming year is an even bigger uptake in the number of brands, both big and small, who are building responsive-based sites.

For those who may not know what responsive design is, it’s essentially an approach to building a site using CSS media queries and flexible grids/layouts to create a single, dynamic site which adjusts and re-jigs it’s content to best display itself on various sized devices. It works hand-in-hand with mobile first, as mobile first designs the experience and the look, and responsive implements it…
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Web Design Trends for 2017 • Design Trend #1

Zazzle Media, by Jamie Leeson

Trends are well known changes that happen in all creative fields, and web design is no different. Born of experimentation and innovation, trends are the driving factors for change, which (for the most part) push an industry forward for the better.

The web is a unique environment which is constantly changing and evolving, and with that in mind, here we run down what we believe are 14 of the most important trends to monitor over the next 12 months.

We will be releasing a new design trend each week, keep checking our blog for more updates…
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Is your website ADA Compliant? And why you need to be sure it is!

Business.com, by Peter Brooke

If you’ve never heard of ADA website compliance before, your small business could be facing big trouble in the very near future.

Any business that has a physical location that is open to the public has already had some experience with meeting ADA accessibility guidelines. The Americans with Disabilities Act, known as ADA for short, requires businesses to ensure that all their customers have access to the same services, regardless of their physical limitations… Read More >>

5 Cliche Logo Design Trends to Avoid

Design Shack, by Joshua Johnson

Logos are one of the trickiest things to get right in the graphic design world. It takes almost zero talent to make a logo — virtually anyone can do it. However, making a good logo requires a lot of insight, artistic skill and patience.

Too often we see designers falling into the trap of rushing into a logo design project and coming up with ideas that are so overused that they’re downright cringe-worthy. Today we’re going to take a look at five logo trends that fit this description. Read on to see if any of your go-to techniques are on the list (and make a mental note to avoid them in the future!)… Read More >>

MIT Invents A Shapeshifting Display You Can Reach Through And Touch

The days when we said “I wish i could be in two places at once” may not be too far away. MIT is on its way to making that a reality. At least virtually; it works like a sophisticated pinscreen… Read this article from fastcodesign.com to find out more.