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WEB IS GETTING FLAT

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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
Curated By:
B3NET.COM
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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)