Website Trends To Watch For In 2014

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Website Trends To Watch For In 2014

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Website Trends To Watch For In 2014

  1. 1. TO WATCH FOR IN 2014
  2. 2. ARE YOU DESIGNING YOUR WEBSITE? Here are 15 web design trends for 2014
  3. 3. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 4 Start designing on the small screen, then widen out to tablets and desktops.
  4. 4. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 5 Responsive Design. Use a responsive or adaptive design, so your website works great on all screen sizes.
  5. 5. DESIGN THINGS
  6. 6. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 7 Simplicity. Many web designs are going for a more minimalistic, simplified look.
  7. 7. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 8 White Space. Goes along with simplicity. White space can help emphasize content.
  8. 8. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 9 No Flash. Websites are still working on moving away from Flash and towards more modern design languages like HTML5 and CSS3.
  9. 9. VISUAL TRENDS
  10. 10. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 11 Parallax design is a way to provide design depth and almost a 3D look to your website. CLICK TO CHECK EFFECT
  11. 11. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 12 Flat Design focuses on clean design and good use of color and whitespace.
  12. 12. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 13 Blocking organizes the site on blocks of content. Used on sites where there is a lot of content and it is all on equal footing.
  13. 13. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 14 Big Images. Use of large images on websites is a trend at the moment – even having a large image in the background of a website.
  14. 14. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 15 Colors. Using colors is big and web design is “colorful” these days.
  15. 15. Use a tool like Adobe Kuler to help choose popular colors for a website.
  16. 16. TYPOGRAPHY
  17. 17. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 18 Web Fonts. We’re no longer limited to a couple of web-safe fonts.
  18. 18. Think about using new web fonts like Google Fonts or Typekit.
  19. 19. CONTENT
  20. 20. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 21 CONTENT Video. Video is still growing in importance and it’s an easy way to provide viewable content on your website.
  21. 21. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 22 CONTENT Social Media. It is important for all types of websites. It’s a great way to share content out to customers in all the channels they hang out at.
  22. 22. NAVIGATION
  23. 23. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 24 Large Buttons. Websites are starting to use large, easily seen buttons. Make them big and bold!
  24. 24. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com 25 Vertical Scrolling. Think about using “sticky” navigation that glues itself to the top of the page, or social media sharing plugins that glue themselves to the side of a page.
  25. 25. ITI Marketing . PO Box 1434 Brunswick, Georgia 31520 . P: 912-267-1558 . www.iti-marketing.com ABOUT ITI MARKETING We are a dynamic group of world-class marketers, software, content and design professionals who provide innovative solutions for destinations, attractions and other travel brands. Our range of experiences, individually and collectively, rivals any of the most proven marketing agencies that exist today. This allows ITI to offer a service that goes above and beyond – allowing your customers to hold your web site literally in their hands. 26
  26. 26. 1611 Union Street – Brunswick, GA – 31520. Phone: +1 (912) 267 1558. Fax: +1 (912) 267 6025. franci@iti-marketing.com

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