EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLAT DESIGN

Posted on February 20, 2015

Category: Design Tips, General, Web Design

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLAT DESIGN

Flat design is a trend that holds an extremely firm position among designers and customers in the span of recent years. The first steps towards this kind of design were not successful. Customers were hesitating to have flat websites or apps and the main reason was that nobody believed this trend would be alive in the future. As we all know, it clearly did. Flat design has a great future! See several infographics, tips and examples we have collected just for you.

7 Basic Concepts of Flat UI Design

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Flat design VS Skeuomorphism

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5 valuable tips for those who think flat design is boring

Flat design doesn’t mean simplicity and dullness. There are many ways to add some dimension to your designs.

Colors

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Subtle layer effects

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Subtle gradient

3

Blending and multiplying

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Photography

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___________________________________________By Wan-Ting Huang, echouser.com

Multiple color tips

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