Going forward, it’s likely that we’ll see the following further trends in flat design come to the forefront.
- Long shadows. These bring more depth to flat designs.
- Vibrant color schemes. Popular UI frameworks and templates have prompted many to begin using more vibrant colors in their designs.
- Simple typography. Simple typefaces help to ensure that text remains legible and readable in flat design.
- Ghost buttons. These allow for functionality without distracting from the UX and are often represented as outlined, clickable links that change when the user hovers over them.
- Minimalism. Looks to cut down on the number of elements in order to create a fresh, uncluttered UI.