Elements of Modern Web Design

While most parents keep telling their children that IT and medicine are the two professions which should be learned and studied to have a secured existence in the future, web design should be added as the third member of the aforementioned tandem.

Truly, while it is important to devise and make the foundations for every Internet site or video game, it is also immensely vital to present those miner-like works to the audience through a visually attractive and user-friendly interface. These mural-like visual solutions, in which visual arts meet programming and coding, are the façade of programmers’ your hard work.

If you want to sell any product, it needs to be neatly and carefully packed and presented with greatest care. That is what web design should do, too. In addition to that, modern kids should also pay attention to it and try to learn as much as they can about it. Here we are going to present some of the most important elements of modern web design.


Multi-gadget responsiveness

Twenty, even ten years ago, web design was mostly associated with personal computers. However, with the rise of the gadget market, web designers were required to adapt their work and skills to creating all-device design. Just like all-round players in basketball, modern web designers should be versatile and incredibly creative artists, in order to keep making unique ideas on a daily basis, which are then going to be used on many different devices. However, there are also numerous programs that help them in that endeavor, such as CSS3.

One of a kind visual identity

When creating an Internet site or a game, a web designer needs to incorporate numerous features, but he or she also needs to be able to devise a unique visual identity for it. Of course, there are numerous templates, some of them free, some not, which could suffice when it comes to smaller, locally-oriented sites. However, if you are a global player and you have hundreds of thousands of visits every day, you need something recognizable and special. A highly-creative web designer must be able to create fonts and one-of-a-kind visual identity.

Incorporating photos

People often say that less is more. Also, it is a common phrase that a picture is worth a thousand words. If you apply these two sayings in the web design branch, it can be concluded that photos can contribute a lot to the visual appearance of an Internet site. Incorporating large photos as a background or a dominant feature on a homepage can be really attractive. Moreover, if these photos are also responsive to more devices, it could be really affirmative for the designer who manages to make it feasible.

Keep it flat and simple

As it appears to be, after experiencing 3D crazes and cutting-edge solutions, flat web design is coming back. Since modern sites incline towards simplicity and ultimate usefulness, flat web design trend proves to be a convenient and handy solution. As it usually is, web designers need to be real wizards to make the most of such a simple form and create an exclusive site identity.

Web designers of the 21st century have many challenges in front of them and freelance competition from all over the world. They also have a lot of IT aides for successful work. If they manage to combine their artistic side and the technological tools, this profession can turn out to be highly amusing and lucrative.

Author’s bio: Dan Radak is VPS security and Hostings specialist. Currently employed as a consultant in couple of Web Hosting companies. Lately, he has been interested in WordPress and Magento web design. You can reach him on Twitter.

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