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How to deal with the changing Web Design Trends in 2018

By hawkscodecom ·
When you are designing a website, it is not always about how good your web design is or how tough or easy it is for you to design it – it is all about how customer friendly it is . Designing a website is not only aimed at the design’s look, but at the end result of the design. Now with the advances in dynamic technology , new design styles are born. Some designers out there are keeping tabs on the design trends, while some are making their own trends. The big question is; should we follow the trends or create our own?
Design trends are constantly changing from time to time. Web designers are expected to keep updated with the changes or the upcoming trends. That being said, following the trends should be based on the suitability of the business type, customers, industry, as well as the website being made. That’s why great designers are those who don’t ignore the trends, but not flat out follow it without thinking it through either. So, how about making the trend? Here are a few things you need to consider before following or even making new design trends.
Never be Blind When Following any trend
Ideal web design is not solely based on the trend itself, but how it can adapt to the always upcoming trends and latest technology, because changes in technology can include the shift to mobile and other factors that can decide how design works and how it is implemented. However, your business type is also the main governing factor you should look at before designing the website. Hence, while you have to keep eyes on design trends, it doesn’t necessarily mean to follow all those trends, because not all trends are really suitable for any business. For example, if your business is a B2B type, then any design with realistic colour and minimalist design might not always be suitable for you. However, if your business is a B2C type that is, for example, selling beauty products, then minimalist design and colourful palette choices are the right ones for your website.
Creating new trends can either make you or break you
Unfortunately, sometimes we have to accept the fact that not all designers can make or lead the trends, not because they are not capable of making it happen, but it’s because taking the lead is just not the right choice for everyone. Whether you are a web designer yourself, or you are a business owner hiring a web designer, you should keep it in mind that while we can’t always lead or flat out follow the trends, we can be a good web designer, and a good web d
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