Why You Should Fatten Up Your Flat Design(2019)

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Flat design is now so common it is more of a standard than a style. In other words, websites that don’t use flat design look dated and stand out from the crowd for all the wrong reasons. Is it time to fatten up flat designs, though? Of course, there were good reasons for going flat with website design. Before the style became popular, most websites were overrun with 3D elements as well as textures, backgrounds, and features that served no functional, user-orientated purpose. Examples include bookshelf designs to showcase digital magazines and eBooks, or websites that featured backgrounds in some way connected to the business or organization. Designers moved away from these elements and design styles not only for aesthetic reasons, but they are insulting to users too. After all, a website user can easily understand the concept of a library...