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2014 Web Design Trends

design | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new year is here and we are sure to see all kinds of great things happen in the web design world this year! We’ve gathered together some predictions and thoughts on what’s sure to be trending as the year takes off. Last year we saw a huge jump in the number of responsive designs out there, as well as more great fonts being used, tons of growth by Google Chrome and…

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Flat Design Isn’t Bad, It’s Actually IN!

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on December 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

Flat design is a style that’s really popular right now! You’ve probably seen it used in many websites, apps, and marketing materials as it creates a really beautiful look. The style uses flat colors as opposed to gradients and shadows, creating a user interface that’s clean and streamlined. Today, we’re showcasing some great-looking websites using this style, so you can see it in action for yourself. Check out their great icons, buttons,…

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Real, Selectable Text With Awesome Font Choices

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

We love seeing great font choices on websites, since it really helps boost the look of your site, creating a unique and visually-rich look. And it’s getting more common with the use of @font-face and font services like Google FontsĀ and Typekit. We gathered together some great sites that are using real text (test them out, and select the text to see what we mean!), and have chosen some great fonts for their…

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Trending in Web Design: Flag & Banner Accents

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

This isn’t a new trend but it’s definitely huge right now! You see flags and banner accents all over the place.. it’s used in pricing, navigation bars, call-to-action buttons, etc. The often small design addition can pack a big punch by adding a pop of color, or an extra accent to the design in general. We’ve gathered together a collection of great little flags and banners, all used in variety of applications…

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Our Predictions For Web Trends We’ll See In 2013

design | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

A new year always brings new trends and new things to look forward to, and this year is sure to be full of great things. We’ll see a great year full of HTML5 & CSS3 exploration, an increasing amount of responsive designs, more mobile awareness, fun font usage, and so much more! It’s always great to stay up on trends so your company can stay ahead of the game and be aware…

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Trends in Web Design: Responsive Layouts

trends | web design by Shannon Noack on April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Responsive web design isn’t exactly a new idea, but it’s gained a lot of popularity in recent years, especially with people surfing more and more on tablets, phones and other mobile devices. It’s a great technique to use to ensure your site looks great on any device. It’s not going to look the same on each device, but rather your site will respond to the browser and device size and appear well…

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Web Design Trends In 2012

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on February 10, 2012 | 4 Comments

Trends in web design are always changing because of what’s popular at the current time, as well as the changing scope of possibilities online. We’re seeing more HTML5 and CSS3 as they are really gaining traction and popularity, so we’re getting more advanced techniques and increased usage of these libraries. Browsers are starting to accept more things and developers are changing what they implement. Read on to see our predictions on the…

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I want to be unique and different, just like everyone else!

marketing | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on April 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

Most companies say they want to be unique, it’s what makes products sell so it only makes sense. Being different not only gets attention, it helps you stand apart from the competition. And yet I hear this from clients frequently, “I want to do something that’s never been done before, I want to be really unique and do something completely outside of the box! I really like what that company did, can…

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Website trends for 2009

trends | uncategorized | web design by Shannon Noack on January 20, 2009 | 2 Comments

This year is full of many new trends and styles. Yellow is a popular color this year and you’ll see it prevalent in many sites. The use of large typography is also really popular, people are using big fonts to welcome users to a site or to call out important lines. Illustration is really in as well, bringing back whimsical styles intended to make you smile. Layered textures are popular as well,…

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