The planet of internet/graphic design and style has seen huge growth more than the previous couple of years, with VC’s employing complete-time style partners to many apps and startups focusing on style 1st. There has been an emergence of mobile optimised payment workflows that can be integrated into websites to allow for uncomplicated purchasing so this is a start out, but 2015 is the year for agencies, and eCommerce system designers, to wake up and listen to shoppers.
This is good for incredibly tiny corporations hunting for a neat, low cost web presence, but dangerous to the design and style profession and our possible clients as a entire, as it removes the complete design process and replaces it with a one particular-size-fits-all, design and style is skin deep, approach.
Associated to this for those who can’t afford their personal designers, or who continue to not value the contribution of design and style per se will be the IKEAization of a lot of digital properties by employing the built-in solutions, or simple-to-access libraries of icons and widgets that now exist.
We will see much more original custom internet fonts in 2015 as majority of designers have been already employing fonts like Proxima Nova, Open Sans, Source Sans, Futura but now the expense of internet fonts has decreased and became more available, we will see unique internet fonts becoming used in UI along with font pairing.
As mobile usage continues to develop and as css transitions/animations are a lot more and much more common for browsers, I anticipate we’ll see much less traditional navigation components in designs and we’ll see more common elements hidden in drawers and hovers.