web design trends 2016

Web Design Trends in 2016

In our last blog, we raised our champagne flutes to the best web design trends of the year – and wasn’t it a great one! So for our first blog of the New Year, what better to focus on than web design trends in 2016?

In no particular order, these are the trends we think will be taking the web design world by storm over the next 12 months (at least) – and we can’t wait to implement some of them into our own exciting new projects!

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Web Design Solutions

Why Design is also About Solving Business Problems

We love designing. It’s true, we love spending hours in front of Photoshop, and nights coding to our heart’s content. But design to us isn’t just about making things look & work great, it’s about finding a way to solve problems.

As designers our job is to ask questions, to uncover the hidden issues that prevent companies and organisations from reaching their full potential. So when we meet with clients to discuss a new project, we’re not just looking for a list of requirements or features, what we’re really looking for are their challenges, their achilles heel. We want to know why things aren’t working, and what is preventing these organisations from utilising the power of being online.

Good designers want to know what the roadblocks to potential are, so we can reach ours, which is to design solutions. This is where we can do our best work.

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design brief

How to Write a Killer Web Design Brief

Are you looking to embark on a web design project? Make sure you nail the design brief upfront, and cover off any important design requirements before the designer starts work.

A web design brief is a document that guides the entire web design process. It should be as comprehensive and detailed as possible, and serve as a common point of reference for all parties involved.

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