Understanding Flat Design: Recycled Trend or Innovation?
Flat design is a minimalistic design philosophy, focusing on: color palette, typography, and minimal effects. Simplistic, or flat design, is not realism; abandoning shadows, gradients, textures and bevels. This “less is more” attitude parallels earlier trends, trends that adopted realistic visual elements. Deemed the “skeuomorphic era,” design once treasured an interface modeling picture-perfect representations of physical objects: skeuomorphism. However, the “flat revolution” has altered the three-dimensional aesthetic previously utilized by applications.Read more