Web Design and UI Design Trends to Follow in 2016

The concept of “good design” keeps transforming every year and ColorWhistle helps in keeping you updated about the web design and UI trends in 2016.

We came up with the list of design-trend-predictions for the year. We present you here the list and where to know more about them.

Logo Design Trends

Of all the change in technologies and designs happening around us, the trend in which business logos are designed has seen drastic and rapid changes.

This article about design trends for 2016 gives a clear picture of what the trend was, is and will be the immediate future of logo designs

Logo Design Trends 2016 By Just Creative

Click here to read more logo design trends in this article.

The Hamburger Menu Icon

The Hamburger menu has always been under controversies. While this has been accepted widely and recognised, there are a lot of setbacks when we use the same. Here are some articles that talk about the setbacks and the solution to overcome them.

Why and How to avoid Hamburger menus?

Why and how to avoid hamburger menus

Hamburger Menu Usage in Popular Sites

Hamburger Menu Usage by Facebook

Apple’s plan to kill the hamburger menu

Apple's plan to kill the hamburger menu

Challenge: Re-Imagining the Hamburger Icon

Challenge: Re-Imagining the Hamburger Icon

The Ultimate Guide to Hamburger Menus and Their Alternatives

The Ultimate Guide to Hamburger Menus and Their Alternatives

Long Scroll

Lengthy is the new chic. Days are gone where customers wanted their home page crisp without scrolls. Lengthy pages or one page sites are in the trend and will continue to be in 2016. This helps in getting all the information in brief within a single page.

Card Layouts and Masonry layouts

The following list of articles explain the in-style layouts that are attractive and UI friendly. This Pinterest-inspired list presents you the trends that ruled 2015 and will continue to do so in this year as well.

Why cards are the future of the web
Why card designs are the future of web

15 delicious examples of card-based web design
15 delicious examples of card-based web design

Embracing the latest web trend: Card-based design
Embracing Web Trend: Card Based Design

How cards are taking over Web design
How cards are taking over Web design

The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design
The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design

Hero Images, Galleries and Slideshows

Hero images will live up to its name and will be in trend in the year 2016. Click the image to know more about the how’s and what’s.

Exploring the Hero Image Trend in Web Design
Exploring the Hero Image Trend in Web Design

15 Stylish And Trendy Web Design Hero Images
15 Stylish And Trendy Web Design Hero Images

25 Creative Hero Image and Scene Generators
25 Creative Hero Image and Scene Generators

Video Backgrounds in website

The following link perfectly explains why the trend of having video backgrounds in website design is here to stay.

16 superb websites with video backgrounds
16 superb websites with video backgrounds

60 Beautiful Examples of Websites With Full-Blown Video Backgrounds
60 Beautiful Examples of Websites With Full-Blown Video Backgrounds

Best examples of Video in Web Design
Video in web design

Interaction and micro animations

Micro and small animations as buttons and other interaction tools will also be in trend as they are cool and interactive. The following link explains it in detail.

Best Micro Animations on Web
Best Micro Animations on Web Design

17 delightful micro UX effects and transitions for your website
17 delightful micro UX effects and transitions for your website

17 delightful micro UX effects and transitions for your website
16 delightful micro UX animations for ecommerce

Enhancing UX with Micro Interactions
Enhancing UX with Micro Interactions

Animation: Enhancing User Experience (UX) with the basic principles
Enhancing User Experience (UX) with the basic principles

Material Design – An alternative to Flat Design?

Want to know the next big revolution in the design industry? Follow the link and learn more about the design that, we predict, will grasp the attention of the experts in the industry.

Introduction to Material Design

Top Stylish Material Design WordPress Themes
Top Stylish Material Design WordPress Themes

Best of Material Design

Best of Material Design

Custom Illustrations and Iconography

Illustrations will not lose its charisma mainly because the svg usage and icon fonts.
Using illustration and iconography to better reflect your brand

Custom Iconography

Also, learn what will be hot and trending in graphic design for 2018.