From websites to web forms: web design trends for 2015

From Websites To Web Forms: 11 Web Design Trends For 2015

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From Websites To Web Forms: 11 Web Design Trends For 2015

minimalist design

As this year is just about over, it’s time to start looking ahead. What will be the  newest and most important web design trends in 2015? Actually, most of them are not new, but more like an evolution of various web design trends from the previous years.

A positive or a negative impression about a website is influenced by details and web forms are one of them. Web design trends can impact the way web forms are designed and where they are placed on a site page. A 123ContactForm user should know the web design trends for 2015 as this way he will be able to make the right decisions. By keeping his site and forms up to date, he will stay in business for a long time.

Actually, new trends will emerge, while others, popular a few years ago, will resurrect. To understand the evolution of web design trends, let’s take a look back at their evolution featured in this infographic by TemplateMonster.

This article will include only some of the web trends expected to prevail for the next year.

Minimalist design will still be popular. As it doesn’t clutter a website, it enhances several design elements. Web forms should be designed the same way for a balanced integration in the overall design. Some splashes of colors added jazz up a site and create a more pleasant and engaging experience. Moreover, playing with white space and typography can create appealing websites. Take a look at this website and see the beauty of simplicity!

minimalist design

Parallax scrolling will remain important, too. It makes site pages more attractive and is ideal for a single page website and storytelling. And even if this technique is appealing, infinite scrolling will have the opposite effect, so it should be avoided. Biamar is a fantastic example of a website featuring parallax scrolling!

parallax_scrolling

Hand drawn illustrations are elements that add dynamism and creativity. Nonetheless, hand drawn illustrations should be adapted to various types of businesses as they don’t work for everything. For example, they are not suitable for a corporate business, but are perfect for telling a story or enhancing something creative on a website. Website forms can also feature such illustrations to be more appealing. Check out the beautiful illustrations on the Made Of Sundays site to inspire you!

hand drawn illustrations

Typography will be a boom in 2015. Visually appealing typography will be featured on many websites as it will give them personality. Personalized fonts will be the new trend as it gives sites uniqueness. Moreover, there are many options of free fonts that can be used on your website, but also on your web forms. The website of this communication agency is a great example of how typography is harmoniously integrated into a webpage!

typography

Responsive design will be popular again. Making a web form responsive is also important. It’s not a new trend, but more a normal evolution as more and more people use mobile devices to view websites. A responsive web design can make the difference between a particular business and competitors. Here’s a responsive website that might inspire you!

responsivedesign

Web coding decline is another prediction as new tools for web design have emerged. Coding will not disappear, but there is a new option:  websites and online forms can be built without it. For example, 123ContactForm is an effective tool that allows web designers to create online forms quickly, without a single line of code.

Form buttons are minimalist and elegant elements that catch the eye, but more subtly. Even so, they are effective calls-to-action that enhance a website and can improve conversions. Take a look at the buttons featured on this website!

ghostbuttons

Interactive storytelling is an excellent way to communicate with audiences and create engagement. As this technique is more appropriate for narrative sites, it can’t be applied to all types of websites. Analyze this relevant example of interactive storytelling!

storytelling

Videos replacing text will be one of the most effective ways to tell a story. As attention spans are generally short and videos are so easy to create, their increasing popularity is absolutely normal. However, too many videos on a page can affect loading time. But if videos are used as it should be, they can explain complex topics and make a positive first impression quickly. This site is an excellent example!

videos replacing text

Sliders have been popular last year, but this trend will continue. Sliders are popular because they enable to enhance portfolios and grab attention in the blink of an eye. This website proves it!

sliders

Full screen backgrounds will also be predominant. It’s a fantastic way to catch the eye and reinforce a brand. Here’s a relevant example!

fullscreenbackgrounds

Hopefully, the above mentioned details and examples will help you keep your site fresh and powerful. Let us know what other trends should be dominant in 2015!

Romi Catauta
Romi Catauta
is a PR Specialist of 123ContactForm. She is in charge of copywriting and research for new marketing opportunities. She is passionate about photography, music, psychology and interior design.

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