Many of this year’s web design trends did not just appear out of nowhere – they’ve been evolving over the past few years. Design systems, for example, is a major trend this year, but has been evolving from style guides and pattern libraries for years.
Web Design Trends 2018 by UXPin explores the top 6 trends of the year:
Component-based design systems
Modern retro designs
Polygonal shapes and geometric layers
Complex desktop interactions + simple mobile interactions
Written in a practical format for everyday designers, the guide includes 70+ pages of advice and dozens of examples. Consider it equal parts lookbook and instruction manual.
For each trend, the guide explains:
- What does the trend look and feel like?
- Why is this trend useful?
- How can you adapt it to your own work?
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