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On so-called Flat Design.

hellomuller:

Yes, there are some superficially nice examples in this Designmodo article on so-called flat design, the latest design trend that is sweeping the online landscape — where most young and/or inexperienced designers fall into the trap of focussing only on the aesthetic layer of GUI design. The article doesn’t at all touch upon the reason why flat design is so successful — apart from it being a fad and that its obviously important to jump onto the bandwagon for great success.

Flat design has been around for decades (I’m limiting myself to the 20th century onwards), and we usually call it graphic design. What we’re seeing now —if done well — is a simple distillation and application of graphic design principles (usually a contemporary derivative of 60-70s Modernist styles) translated to screen design: clearly structured content that is easily consumed and manipulated, foregoing unnecessary ornamentation in favour of a bold, (typo)graphic-led approach. Something that in itself has been around since the mid 90s, when it was simply interactive or web design that was labelled “minimal” or “clean”. Feel free to stroll through my design archive to see that “flat” design has been around for quite some time.

Flat design doesn’t always mean better or clearer design.

And lastly, the article — and this is the thing that made me write this in the first place — offers Flat Design template kits. I understand the need for design kits (like the excellent iOS GUI PSD files from Teehan+Lax), but how bad (or gullible) a designer do you need to be to actually buy PSD files of text boxes?

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Time Flies 01|26|2012
pen and ink doodle on Post-it

Time Flies 01|26|2012

pen and ink doodle on Post-it