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Web Design Trends Infographic – On The Time Machine Through the Years 2004-2015

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Get into the time machine to start a captivating journey from past to future of web design. All you wanted to know about the history of trends, you’ll find in Web Design Trends Infographic, the complete guide that will give you a close look at all changes happened during 2004-2014 years and a foolproof 2015 prediction. Let’s start and dive deeply into the versatile world of web design and its run through years.

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Today I dare say that TemplateMonster designers have built the time machine, and now it's possible to learn more about web trends and the way the best designs looked in the past. You can object that old times have gone with the wind of the past, and there is no need to return to them, but there is a side of the question that you can’t put out of account. Everything new is actually well-forgotten old, and to be well versed in today’s design tendencies, you have to know their origins, and possible prerequisits for their uprise. This understanding will also help you trim your sails to the wind and foresee the forthcoming tendencies in design. Whether you’re a web designer, a specialist of any web niche or the average user of Internet, this infographic will come in handy and give understanding of the main web trends. The infographic is fully responsive cause it was created catering the need of people who browse the Web from their smartphones.

Web Design Trends Infographic In Brief

This interactive infographic offers you to browse the major trends of the latest 12 years (from 2004 to 2015) in web design industry. The timeline page presents all of them in a vertical accordion slider, and you can browse each year by clicking the correspondent cell. Pop-up window with a short description will tell in brief the main idea of the trend and bright examples will nicely illustrate it. Thumbnails below the pop-up will indicate the other trends of the same year. To come back to the list of all years, just click “back to all years” button.


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Being interactive, this infographic allows you intuitive browsing though all the data and thus a pleasant experience of working with it. To dip into what you'll get in the infographic, check out a list of trends presented in it.

  • Large Hero Areas
  • Micro Interactions
  • Monochromatic Colors
  • Material Design
  • Code Free Designs
  • Full-Width Pages
  • Clarity and Simplicity
  • Non-Standard Navigation
  • Blocking
  • Flat Design
  • Video Backgrounds
  • Metro Style
  • Fixed Header
  • Mixed Typography
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Vertical Narratives
  • Skeuomorphism
  • Interactivity (CSS3, jQuery & HTML5)
  • Circular Design Elements
  • Boards and Grids
  • Full-Screen Photo Backgrounds
  • Parallax Scrolling
  • Diagonal Designs
  • Ribbons and Stitches
  • Minimalism
  • Typography
  • Based Designs
  • Fixed Position Navigation Bar
  • 3D Environments
  • Infographic Driven Designs
  • Oversize Everything
  • Radical Transparency
  • Magazine Look
  • One Page Layouts
  • Textured Backgrounds
  • Glowing Rainbow Backgrounds
  • Grunge Style
  • Handmade Elements
  • Vintage and Retro
  • Watercolor
  • Glossy Interfaces
  • Grid Format
  • Highly-Textured Design
  • Swirls and Flourishes
  • Vector Illustrations
  • Huge Fonts
  • Neutral Background Colors
  • Reflective Surfaces
  • Badges and Labels
  • Color Gradient Fills
  • Horizontal Navigation
  • Subtle Earth Tones
  • Script Fonts
  • Distance from the "5-Piece Website"
  • XHTML + CSS Layouts
  • Cluttered Layout
  • Restrained, Pale Color Schemes
  • All-Flash Sites
  • Starburst Effect
  • Patterns and Textures

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