The first modern designers are, of course, inspired by traditional and classical art. We designers, as a whole, get our ideas of beauty and aesthetics by viewing paintings, sculptures, and art from the most powerful art movements in history.
If you draw a comparison between web design and architecture, you will see that the modern minimalist design (aka flat design) and the tabula rasa pioneered by the European modern architects at the onset of the 20th century are similar in more ways than one.
With new trends, techniques and technologies being introduced every day, the role of a web designer is becoming harder and harder. Luckily, there are plenty of websites that will allow you to learn the latest techniques.
eCommerce mobile apps have come a long way since their inception coincided with the release of the Android and iOS ecosystems. Where we used to see fairly uninspired examples of user interface design, we now see some of the best examples of UI design within these eCommerce apps.
Modern Surrealism is a cultural and art movement that started in the 1920s. It encompasses all forms, such as art, sculpture, music, literature, film and philosophy. Surrealism is a sandbox of the human subconscious mind.
It's now commonplace for mobile user interfaces to include touch gestures for an enhanced user experience. So what exactly is a touch gesture? Think Twitter with its pull to refresh, or Apple Maps with its pinch to zoom. It can even be as simple as a swipe or press and hold.