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UI Design Trends for 2018: free ebook by UXPin

Article by Awwwards in Resources & Tools -

Many of this year’s web design trends didn’t just appear out of nowhere – they’ve been evolving over the past few years. Design systems, for example, is a major trend this year but has been evolving from style guides and pattern libraries for years.

Web Design Trends 2018 by UXPin explores the top 6 trends of the year:

  1. Component-based design systems
  2. Modern retro designs
  3. Polygonal shapes and geometric layers
  4. Complex desktop interactions + simple mobile interactions
  5. Simple homepages
  6. Tactile design

Written in a practical format for everyday designers, the guide includes 70+ pages of advice and dozens of examples. Consider it equal parts lookbook and instruction manual.

For each trend, the guide explains:

  • What does the trend look and feel like?
  • Why is this trend useful?
  • How can you adapt it to your own work?

Featured companies include GE Digital, Github, Spotify, Atlassian, Mailchimp, and many others.

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