Are you stuck in the old way? Welcome to the new world of #innovation,flat design. Popularised by windows 8 interface.The new way is simplicity and readability.Graphics clutter with drop shadows,gradient,depths and stroke have always been the flow with creative art piece.Technology is moving fast and access to information on different devices has contributed to the paladigm shift.
It is based on 5 elements;
Simplicity is the ultimate sophisticationLeonardo da Vinci
Q.What is flat design?According to Wikipedia, is a style of interface design without any stylistic elements that give the illusion of three dimensions (such as drop shadows, gradients or textures)and is focused on a minimalist use of simple elements, typography and flat colors.Designers may prefer flat design because it allows interface designs to be more streamlined and efficient. It is easier to quickly convey information while still looking visually appealing and approachable.Additionally, it makes it easier to design an interface that is #responsive to changes in browser size across different devices.
Absence of depth
Although flat design illustrates depth,it’s 2d with shapes blend to create the illusion of shadow.Stroke and extrusion is absent.
Use of simple elements