Web Design Trends That Should Die
Jon over at Pingmag list a number of web trends that lead to poor design:
Trends rule the web design world. More so than with other areas of design, the web is very transparent and in a matter of hours I can click my way through the work of maybe hundreds of individual web designers, without even realising it. This ease of access makes “trend osmosis” something of an unfortunate inevitability amongst web designers. However, trends come and go. Here is a small collection of web design trends that I predict we will all be completely sick of in about 6 months. The advent of social and accessible web design (to the uninformed, social and accessible web design means “big fonts ‘n’ gradient fills”) has brought with it a curious gang of design trends and gimmicks – lets take a look at who’s going to snuff it first.