3 Essential Design Trends, February 2021

It’s hard to believe we are more than a month into 2021 already. But that means more trends to dive into this year, right?

So far, the biggest trend of 2021 in website design is an overall lack of people in imagery. It’s not that surprising with a worldwide pandemic happening, but it can mean that designers are branching out in other ways to enhance visual interest in their designs. Here’s what’s trending in design this month.

1. Non-Traditional Nav

An interesting way to create visual interest can be to mix up the location, size, or placement of the main navigation menu.

While it can be hard to think about not using a top navigation element or a corner placement for a hamburger menu or icon, it is a solid option depending on the number of menu items and surrounding content.

And there are so many options when you start to think about it.

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