Flat design

Recently I’ve been getting into web design and last week’s readings reminded me about the latest trend in web design, which people have been calling “flat.” Flat design focuses on simplicity and typography. In fact, this very blog is in flat design! It stresses the need to get rid of shadowing and outlining (or, whatever creates an illusion of multiple layers within a webpage). This, in many ways, resembles Loos’ feelings about decoration in design. A provided a few other examples of flat design below:

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