Trends in Webdesign

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Bart De Waele gaf op 25 oktober voor FeWeb een presentatie op Customer First (Brussel) over zijn visie op trends in webdesign.

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Trends in Webdesign

  1. 1. Titel tekst Beschrijving slide Trends in Webdesign Customer First – 25/10/2006
  2. 2. Disclaimer <ul><li>Opinions are like… </li></ul><ul><li>2. Buzzword bingo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buzzword_bingo </li></ul>
  3. 3. Design trends
  4. 4. Web 2.0 style <ul><li>rounded corners </li></ul><ul><li>pastel colours </li></ul><ul><li>‘ glassy’ effects </li></ul><ul><li>big fonts </li></ul>
  5. 7. Glossy <ul><li>influenced by flat-screens </li></ul><ul><li>dark backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>mirror effects </li></ul>
  6. 10. Clean look <ul><li>influenced by Google </li></ul><ul><li>lots of white </li></ul><ul><li>minimalism </li></ul>
  7. 13. Typefaces <ul><li>Verdana/Arial/Georgia still on top. </li></ul><ul><li>New kids on the block: Microsoft ClearType fonts? http://neosmart.net/blog/archives/182 </li></ul>
  8. 14. Technology trends
  9. 15. Ajax is hot <ul><li>Asynchronous Javascript And XML. </li></ul><ul><li>Creates better UI. </li></ul><ul><li>Usability/Accessibility issues! http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajax_(webdesign) </li></ul>
  10. 16. API <ul><li>Application Programming Interface. </li></ul><ul><li>Open up your data/service beyond your own website. </li></ul><ul><li>http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_Programming_Interface </li></ul>
  11. 17. Ruby on Rails <ul><li>Application framework. </li></ul><ul><li>All the cool kids are using it ;) </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.rubyonrails.org/ </li></ul>
  12. 18. Bigger trends
  13. 19. Blogging <ul><li>It’s no longer a fad. </li></ul><ul><li>Companies are using blogs too. </li></ul><ul><li>Start of a media revolution? </li></ul>
  14. 20. Podcast is dead! <ul><li>Long live VIDEO! </li></ul><ul><li>Flash is resurrecting in its wake, as a video tool. </li></ul>
  15. 21. User Generated <ul><li>User Generated Content / Social networking gets big. </li></ul><ul><li>This whole Web 2.0 story… </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.netlash.com/log/slides_web20_presentatie </li></ul>
  16. 22. Dot com <ul><li>Datamining / Advertising is once again a business model. </li></ul><ul><li>Bubble 2.0? </li></ul>
  17. 23. Get mobile <ul><li>The mobile web is emerging. </li></ul><ul><li>First stage: dual! Web + Mobile. </li></ul>
  18. 24. Localisation <ul><li>Local content (niche) is important. </li></ul><ul><li>Geo-location added to everything! </li></ul>
  19. 25. Get physical <ul><li>Ubiquitous web is coming. </li></ul><ul><li>New services that connect web with the physical world? </li></ul>
  20. 26. Browser as OS <ul><li>ASP model. </li></ul><ul><li>Software as a service. </li></ul><ul><li>DOS < Windows < Browser ? </li></ul>
  21. 27. Usability & Accessibility <ul><li>Specs in public Request For Offers. </li></ul><ul><li>User experience / user centered design. </li></ul><ul><li>Anysurfer (www.anysurfer.be) </li></ul>
  22. 28. Second Life <ul><li>Social networking gets a new meaning! </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.coolz0r.com/2006/10/25/second-life-tour/ </li></ul>
  23. 29. Conclusion
  24. 30. The new web? <ul><li>Not the web is changing. </li></ul><ul><li>The way people use the web is changing. </li></ul><ul><li>Shift from web-centric to user-centric. </li></ul>
  25. 31. Bart De Waele bart@netlash.com www.netlash.com www.ondernemeringent.be

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