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Kill’em ​All: Web Design Trends that Should Die in 2016 (I Hope). image/svg+xml

But the fold is still here. Granted, few people try to fit all of their important information above the fold anymore. Now, this monster has mutated. Now, apparently, everything has to be under the fold. Above the fold, we’re only allowed to have giant background images or videos combined with (maybe) some big text.

Let’s be clear, this can be just as bad for usability if it’s done wrong and it usually is. At the very least, tell your users what your website is about and suggest a next step.

Reads like a hit list of web design trends that should get whacked. I like it.

16 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2016 image/svg+xml

As a web & graphic design agency with an accent in visual storytelling, my team and I need to pay close attention to the everchanging trends of design, on and offline. These are what I believe will be the 16 most prominent trends of graphic design in 2016.

Why is this important to you, even if you’re not a designer? Well, if you spend lots of hours writing your blog, wouldn’t you like to stand apart visually? Jump on board these trends before everybody does.

Or don’t. Seriously though, I’m looking forward to …

Material design has been appearing in this kind of lists and predictions since 2013, but it wasn’t widely adopted until 2015.

But If you thought 2015 was the year of material design, think again. Material as a trend that you’ll find in websites, apps, artwork, etc. will be adopted massively during 2016. It will be the year of material design’s dominance.