Is it Dieting :)

WEB IS GETTING FLAT

FLAT DESIGN / FLAT UI

So, what is Flat Design?

LET'S EXPLORE IT

AS THE NAME INDICATES, FLAT DESIGN IS DEFINED BY FLATNESS OF STYLE:

SIMPLIFYING AN INTERFACE BY REMOVING EXTRA ELEMENTS SUCH AS SHADOWS, BEVELS, TEXTURES AND GRADIENTS THAT CREATE A 3D LOOK.

Microsoft's

OFFICIAL RELEASE OF

WINDOWS 8

IN OCTOBER 2012 WAS A LANDMARK MOMENT FOR THE TREND

Microsoft

HAS ALWAYS HAD THEIR ISSUES WITH BEING A BIT BEHIND THE TIMES

especially with a competitor like

Apple

Things that Make Flat Design So Hot

FOCUS ON TYPOGRAPHY

YOU CAN SET A MOOD JUST BY USING A BIG, CUSTOM AND SPECIFIC FONT WITH A FLAT DESIGN OUTLINE.

USE OF COLORS

BRIGHT COLORS TYPICALLY WORK WELL AGAINST BOTH LIGHT AND DARK BACKGROUNDS.

Large Elements, Lots of Space

FLAT DESIGN HAS AN OVERALL MINIMALIST DESIGN APPROACH THAT USES LARGE ELEMENTS AND LOTS OF SPACES, AVOIDING A CLUTTERED LOOK.

FLAT ICONS AND GRAPHICS

ICONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS HAVE TWO-DIMENSIONAL APPEARANCE TO KEEP THE LOOK REALLY FLAT.

FLAT WEB DESIGN

IS HERE TO STAY

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REFERENCES

http://www.wix.com/blog/2013/07/introduction-to-flat-design/

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/flat-design-resources/

http://www.creativebloq.com/web-design/10-great-examples-flat-design-6133294

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2013/06/has-flat-design-made-our-sites-too-simple/

http://www.awwwards.com/flat-design-an-in-depth-look.html

Designed By: Niraj Vishwakarma (working in B3NET)